The Death Of Sacred Texts

Author: Kristina Myrvold
ISBN: 9781315615318
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The Death of Sacred Texts
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Kristina Myrvold
Categories: Books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

Books about The Death of Sacred Texts
The Death of Sacred Texts
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Kristina Myrvold
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-09 - Publisher: Routledge

The Death of Sacred Texts draws attention to a much neglected topic in the study of sacred texts: the religious and ritual attitudes towards texts which have become old and damaged and can no longer be used for reading practices or in religious worship. This book approaches religious texts and
The Ancient Mysteries
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Marvin W. Meyer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05-07 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

"A very balanced selection of sources for the study of the ancient so-called mystery religions, starting with Eleusis and ending with mysteries in Judaism and Christianity. . . . No other modern sourcebook exists in this field."—Kurt Rudolph
An Anthology of Sacred Texts by and about Women
Language: en
Pages: 452
Authors: Serinity Young
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company

"In 1895 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her "Revising Committee" produced The Woman's Bible, a commentary on passages in the Bible that "do not exalt or dignify women" and "those also in which women are prominent by exclusion." The women's movement has come a long way in the last hundred years,
The World's Wisdom
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Philip Novak
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Book Sales

A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources. In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are