Sources for the Study of Greek Religion

Author: David G. Rice
Publisher: Society of Biblical Lit
ISBN: 1589834615
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Since its initial publication in 1979, Sources for the Study of Greek Religion has become an essential classroom resource in the field of classical studies. The Society of Biblical Literature is pleased to present a corrected edition—in a new, attractive, and electronic-friendly format—with hopes that it will inspire a new generation of classicists and religious historians.

Her Image of Salvation

Author: Gail Paterson Corrington
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664253899
Format: PDF, ePub
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Corrington examines the image of the savior and the experience of salvation, two concepts that are inextricably entwined. The author asserts that Christianity set aside female images of salvation by emphasizing the maleness of Jesus. She draws on solid knowledge of Jewish and classical Greek sources to show that the image of God could be seen as both male and female.

Paul s World

Author: Stanley E. Porter
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9047431626
Format: PDF, Docs
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This volume treats some of the most important and germane factors that went into making up the world in which Paul lived, and that consequently defined who he was and became.

Thomasine Traditions in Antiquity

Author: Jon Ma Asgeirsson
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
ISBN: 9789004147799
Format: PDF
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This volume is a selection of papers presented to the Society of Biblical Literature from 1996 to 2001. They focus on the early Christian writings attributed to the apostle Thomas with particular emphasis on the Gospel of Thomas and offer an indepth discussion of the social and cultural world of the gospel.

The Greeks

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780139211560
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Organized chronologically, this book presents a complete picture of Greek civilization as a history. It features sections on the art, architecture, literature, and thought of each period. Names and dates are provided, and cultural achievements and social transformations that accompanied the cascade of historical events are carefully examined.This comprehensive, balanced treatment of ancient Greece covers its history from the prehistoric through the Mycenaean Period, the Dark Ages, the Classical Period, the Hellenistic, and the absorption of Greek culture by Rome.For an understanding of Greek history—its culture and the people—as a whole.