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Before religion : a history of a modern concept

Author: Brent Nongbri
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating exploration of religion as an invention of the modern world

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brent Nongbri
ISBN: 9780300154160 030015416X
OCLC Number: 859433243
Description: ix- 275 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: What do we mean by "religion"? ; Lost in translation: inserting "religion" into ancient texts ; Some (premature) births of religion in antiquity ; Christians and "others" in the premodern era ; Renaissance, reformation, and religion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries ; New worlds, new religions, world religions ; The modern origins of ancient religions ; Conclusion: after religion?
Responsibility: Brent Nongbri.
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