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Christian symbols, ancient roots

Author: Elizabeth Rees
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selects prominent Christian symbols and discusses them within the context of their archaic background. The authors draw on myths and rituals of both ancient and contemporary cultures.

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Rees, Elizabeth.
Christian symbols, ancient roots.
London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers, 1992
(OCoLC)608132982
Online version:
Rees, Elizabeth.
Christian symbols, ancient roots.
London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers, 1992
(OCoLC)623037495
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Rees
ISBN: 185302046X 9781853020469 9781853021794 1853021792
OCLC Number: 28291547
Description: 165 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. The Ancient Roots of Christian Symbols --
2. Corn, The Bread of Life --
3. Water and Blood; The Ark of Safety --
4. The Snake in Paradise Lost and Regained --
5. The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Cross --
6. Sun and Moon; Fire and Light --
7. Symbols of Jesus and Mary in Art --
8. Priest and Shaman: Holy Leaders --
9. Chant and Incantation: Sacred Song --
10. The Dance of Heaven and Earth.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Rees.

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