History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms 9780226204017, 0226204014, 9780226204031, 0226204030, 9780226204055, 0226204057

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History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms
 9780226204017, 0226204014, 9780226204031, 0226204030, 9780226204055, 0226204057

Table of contents :
Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
A HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS IDEAS --
1. In the Beginning. . . : Magico-Religious Behavior of the Paleanthropians --
2. The Longest Revolution: The Discovery of Agriculture- Mesolithic and Neolithic --
3. The Mesopotamian Religions --
4. Religious Ideas and Political Crises in Ancient Egypt --
5. Megaliths, Temples, Ceremonial Centers: Occident, Mediterranean, Indus Valley --
6. The Religions of the Hittites and the Canaanites --
7. "When Israel Was a Child" --
8. The Religion of the Indo-Europeans. The Vedic Gods --
9. India before Gautama Buddha: From the Cosmic Sacrifice to the Supreme Identity Atman-Brahman --
10. Zeus and the Greek Religion --
11. The Olympians and the Heroes --
12. The Eleusinian Mysteries --
13. Zarathustra and the Iranian Religion --
14. The Religion of Israel in the Period of the Kings and the Prophets --
15. Dionysus, or Bliss Recovered --
Abbreviations --
Present Position of Studies: Problems and Progress. Critical Bibliographies --
Index

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