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  1. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Written in the Cosmos

    By Richard Rader

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre’s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1921, this title examines the relationship between what the author labels the ‘rationalist’ element in Western culture on the one hand, derived from the ancient Greeks, and Christianity, on the other. Bevan contends that these two traditions are distinct, but not mutually...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Albert Churchward

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology....

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1902, this book investigates the history and development of early religion from an anthropological perspective. Rather than dealing with religions that grew from the teachings of their original founders, such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, Jevons considers those religions...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the second of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the short form of the Åm-Tuat and of the Book of Gates, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. In the Book of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the first of three volumes, first published in 1906, which explore the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. It contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-Tuat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations. This text, at least in the form that we have it, was...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Egyptian Heaven and Hell: Volume III (Routledge Revivals)

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the third of three volumes, first published in 1906, which treat the Egyptian theology of the afterlife. The first volume contains the complete hieroglyphic text of the Book Åm-?uat, with translations and reproductions of all the illustrations; the second, the hieroglyphic text of the short...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. A History of Ethiopia: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This, the first volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s The History of Ethiopia: Nubia and Abyssinia, first published in 1928, presents an account of Ethiopian history from the earliest legendary and mythic records up until the death of King Lebna Dengel in 1540. Using a vast range of sources – Greek...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of Ethiopia: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)

    Nubia and Abyssinia

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This is the second volume of Sir E. A. Wallis Budge’s narrative account of Ethiopian history, and continues the chronicle of the Kings of Abyssinia where the first volume ended: the death of Lebna Dengel in 1540. The list of kings ends with the Regent Ras Tafari, who still reigned at the time of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time in Roman Religion

    One Thousand Years of Religious History

    By Gary Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Religion is a major subfield of ancient history and classical studies, and Roman religion in particular is usually studied today by experts in two rather distinct halves: the religion of the Roman Republic, covering the fifth through first centuries B.C.; and the religious diversity of the Roman...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge