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History and the gods

B. Albrektson

History and the gods

an essay on the idea of historical events as divine manifestations in the ancient Near East and in Israel

by B. Albrektson

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Published by Eisenbrauns in Winona Lake, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of doctrines,
  • Religious aspects,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBertil Albrektson
    SeriesConiectanea biblica. Old Testament series -- 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1060 .A43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination138 p. ;
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24893270M
    ISBN 109781575068121
    LC Control Number2010045893

    The gods on Olympus: Athena, Zeus, Dionysus, Hera, and Aphrodite. Detail of a painting on a Greek cup; in the National Archaeological Museum, Tarquinia, Italy. Alinari/Art Resource, New York. The queen goddess of Olympus, Hera was both sister and wife to Zeus. Though she is often depicted as reserved and austere, she was mercilessly vindictive. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      The new gods want the old guard out of the way. A war – or as we are more often told in the book, a storm – is coming. American Gods is . God's War offers a sweeping new vision of one of history's most astounding events: the Crusades. From to , European Christians fought to recreate the Middle East, Muslim Spain, and the pagan Baltic in the image of their God. The Crusades are perhaps both the most familiar and most misunderstood phenomena of the medieval world, and here Christopher /5(5).

      The gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt were an integral part of the people's everyday lives. It is not surprising then that there were over 2, deities in the Egyptian of these deities' names are well known: Isis, Osiris, Horus, Amun, Ra, Hathor, Bastet, Thoth, Anubis, and Ptah while many others less more famous gods became Author: Joshua J. Mark.   My new book, Twilight Of The Gods: A Journey To The End Of Classic Rock, covers topics such as Frampton Comes Alive! and Bob Seger’s “Turn the Page” and David Bowie’s cocaine habits in the Author: Steven Hyden.


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Originally published in the December issue of American History. In his new book, Aslan takes on a subject even more immense: God, writ large. In layered prose and with thoughtful, accessible scholarship, Aslan narrates the history of religion as one long and remarkably cohesive attempt to understand the divine by giving it human traits and emotions.

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Daniel is a book of history and prophecy. In the historical portions, God’s sovereignty is demonstrated. These gods entered the melting pot of American society and soon, as Gaiman puts it in the book, are replaced by new gods "of credit card and freeway, of Internet and telephone, of radio and.

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