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    DescriptionClassic study offers understanding of ancient religious cults, their appeal and eventual failure in the face of Christianity. Eleusinian Mysteries of Greece; Attis and Magna Mater; Dionysian groups; Egyptian Cults of Isis and Osiris; and others.


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    Title
    Mystery Religions and Christianity
    Subtitle
    A Study in the Relgious Background of Early Christianity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel Angus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 359
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486231242
    ISBN 10: 0486231240
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC1
    DC19: 291.093
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI003000, HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 200.9015
    LC classification: BL610.A6 1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    DC22: 200/.9/015
    Dover Categories: , ,
    LC classification: BL610 .A6 1975
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRAX
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    02 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    FOREWORDCHAPTER I. ORIENTATION: THE HISTORICAL CRISES OF THE GRAECO­ ROMAN WORLD IN THEIR BEARING UPON THE MYSTERY-RELIGIONS AND CHRISTIANITY CHAPTER II. WHAT IS A MYSTERY-RELIGION? CHAPTER III. THE THREE STAGES OF A MYSTERY CHAPTER IV. THE APPEAL OF THE MYSTERY-RELIGIONS CHAPTER V. THE APPEAL OF THE MYSTERY-RELIGIONS CHAPTER VI. THE DEFECTS OF THE MYSTERIES AND THEIR ULTIMATE FAILURE CHAPTER VII. THE VICTORY OF CHRISTIANITY BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEXAuthors Subjects