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    The Religious Contect of Early Christianity: A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religious (Studies of the New Testament and Its World) (Paperback) By (author) Hans-Josef Klauck

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    DescriptionKlauck's is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, his volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context. Besides describing ordinary domestic and civic religion and popular belief (including astrology, divination and "magic"), there is extended discussion of mystery cults, ruler and emperor cults, the religious dimensions of philosophy, and Gnosticism. An authoritative work, Klauck's will become a new standard for reference and teaching.


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    Title
    The Religious Contect of Early Christianity
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religious
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans-Josef Klauck
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 860 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780800635930
    ISBN 10: 0800635930
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM, CULT/ITALY
    BIC subject category V2: HR
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC21: 292
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000, HIS002020
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25400
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CHMCHLCHS
    Ingram Subject Code: RLVH
    Libri: I-RLVH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    DC22: 292
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 292
    BISAC V2.8: REL109000, REL006000, REL033000
    LC classification: BL96 .K5813 2003
    Thema V1.0: QR
    Edition statement
    Fortress Press.
    Publisher
    Augsburg Fortress
    Imprint name
    Augsburg Fortress
    Publication date
    16 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Minneapolis