Transformations of the Inner Self in Ancient Religions

THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE INNER SELF IN GNOSTIC AND HERMETIC TEXTS GIOVANNI FILORAMO 1. Self , Community , Conversion The radical religious groups " frequently display an uncommon selfconcern ... ( They ) tend to be highly concerned ...

Transformations of the Inner Self in Ancient Religions

This collection of essays deals with anthropological rather than theological aspects of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean religions from the archaic period to Late Antiquity. Part one focuses on "Confession and Conversion," part two on "Guilt, Sin and Rituals of Purification."

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Transformations of the Inner Self in Ancient Religions
Language: de
Pages: 437
Authors: Jan Assmann (Ägyptologe)
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Transformations of the Inner Self in Ancient Religions
Language: en
Pages: 437
Authors: Jan Assmann, Guy G. Stroumsa
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: BRILL

This collection of essays deals with anthropological rather than theological aspects of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean religions from the archaic period to Late Antiquity. Part one focuses on "Confession and Conversion," part two on "Guilt, Sin and Rituals of Purification."
Self and Self-Transformation in the History of Religions
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Shulman Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Guy S. Stroumsa Martin Buber Professor of Comparative Religion both at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-03-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book brings together scholars of a variety of the world's major civilizations to focus on the universal theme of inner transformation. The idea of the "self" is a cultural formation like any other, and models and conceptions of the inner world of the person vary widely from one civilization
Götterbilder, Gottesbilder, Weltbilder: Ägypten, Mesopotamien, Persien, Kleinasien, Syrien, Palästina
Language: de
Pages: 378
Authors: Reinhard Gregor Kratz, Hermann Spieckermann
Categories: Monotheism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

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Purity and the Forming of Religious Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean World and Ancient Judaism
Language: en
Pages: 618
Authors: Reinhard Gregor Kratz, Hermann Spieckermann
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: BRILL

Focusing on concepts, practices and images associated with purity in the ancient Mediterranean, this volume contributes new aspects to the current discussion about the forming of religious traditions, from a comparative perspective that acknowldges individual developments, mutual exchanges, as well as transcultural processes.