Ancient Religions Products

  • The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology

    8th Edition

    By Robin Hard

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • Ancient Greek Philosophy and Religion

    By Tor Shaul

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory

    Edited by Peter Meineck, William Michael Short, Jennifer Devereaux

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the application of cognitive theory to the study of the classical world, across several interrelated areas including linguistics, literary theory, social practices, performance, artificial…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 

  • A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception through Israelite History

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The Dynamics of Rhetorical Performances in Late Antiquity

    By Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas

    This book argues that narrations of rhetorical performances in late antique literature can be interpreted as a reflection of the ongoing debates of the time. Competition among cultural elites, strategies of self-presentation and the making of religious orthodoxy often took the shape of narrations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 

  • The Gnostic World

    Edited by Garry W. Trompf, Gunner B. Mikkelsen, Jay Johnston

    The Gnostic World is an outstanding guide to Gnosticism, designed as a collection of critical studies by experts to both widen and deepen study in Gnostic movements and strands of speculation as a discrete "World" of human socio-spiritual life from the distant past until today. An international…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Beyond Orality

    Performance and the Composition of Biblical Poetry

    By Jacqueline Vayntrub

    This book examines the modern scholarly history of theorizing biblical poetry and draws out an inherent tension between theories of biblical poetry that assume an oral genesis, and the written nature of our evidence. The divide between this imagined orality and the concrete materiality of the texts…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    The Ancient Word

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new expectations. Moving on from an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Text and Tablet

    Near Eastern Archaeology, the Old Testament and New Possibilities

    By Arthur Gibson, Brook W.R. Pearson

    This title was first published in 2000. Text and Tablet balances a blend of logic, post-analytical philosophy, French philosophy and literary criticism to carefully introduce some of these issues to the reader. Just as writers such as Derrida and Kermode have been interested in relating religion…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    Edited by Juliette Harrisson

    Human beings have speculated about whether or not there is life after death, and if so, what form that life might take, for centuries. What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold, and did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? How…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 

  • Artemis

    By Stephanie Lynn Budin

    Artemis is a literary, iconographic, and archaeological study of the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, who presided over the transitions and mediations between the wild and the civilized, youth and maturity, life and death. Beginning with a study of the early origins of Artemis and her cult in the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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