3 edition of Religion, identity and empire found in the catalog.
Religion, identity and empire
Gregory L. Bruess
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-270) and index.
|Statement||Gregory L. Bruess.|
|Series||East European monographs ;, no. 474|
|LC Classifications||BX491 .B77 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 279 p. :|
|Number of Pages||279|
|LC Control Number||97060048|
Get this from a library! Religion and identity in Europe: the makings of religious enemies in antiquity and today. [Susanne William Rasmussen] -- Examining the clash between Roman religion and Christianity in Antiquity, and juxtaposing this with some of the cultural and religious conflicts currently unfolding in Europe, this book draws. Religion in the Roman Empire (RRE) is bold in the sense that it intends to further and document new and integrative perspectives on religion in the Ancient World combining multidisciplinary methodologies. Starting from the notion of "lived religion" it will offer a space to take up recent, but still incipient, research to modify and cross the disciplinary boundaries of History of Religion.
Citations. 1: Sarfraz Manzoor, ‘We’ve ditched race for religion’, The Guardian, 11 January, ;(accessed 15 April ).; assimilate: to conform or adjust to the customs, attitudes, etc., of a host group or nation and give up a former national identity.; fundamentalist: strict adherence to the literal words of an ancient text that is believed to be true (the Bible or the Quran, for. Religion, Identity and Politics examines this mutual interaction, specifically with regard to religious identities and institutions. It opposes the commonly held assumption that Europe is the abode of secularism and enlightenment, while the lands of Islam are Brand: Taylor And Francis.
In ancient Rome, the State did not meddle in the private religious lives of its citizens, even though the gods were part of the community and lived among them. The Roman religion accepted diverse forms of worship – provided that they did not seek to impose transcendence. In this essay John Scheid restores to the Roman religion its immanent and physical attributes. Gods among men Henri Cited by: 1. Roman Religion: Identity and Empire Course Organiser: Rebecca Flemming Course Outline: Roman religion was intimately bound up with both Roman identity and Roman power, right from the foundation of the city itself. These relations become more complex as Rome established domination, first over Italy, and then across the whole.
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Viewed as a whole, this collection of essays gives comprehensive attention to the themes in contemporary scholarship on Atlantic empires, such as the religious and ideological roots of empire, cultural boundaries and particularities, the voice of the colonized, and the syncretic and dialectical evolution of religion on both sides of the Atlantic.
Religion can be a central part of one’s identity. The word religion comes from a Latin word that means “to tie or bind together.” Modern dictionaries define religion as “an organized system of beliefs and rituals centering on a supernatural being or beings.”.
Book Description: In Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity, Jeremy M. Schott examines the ways in which conflicts between Christian and pagan intellectuals over religious, ethnic, and cultural identity contributed to the transformation of Roman imperial rhetoric and ideology in the early fourth century this turbulent period, which began with Diocletian's.
In Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity, Jeremy M. Schott examines the ways in which conflicts between Christian and pagan intellectuals over religious, ethnic, and cultural identity contributed to the transformation of Roman imperial rhetoric and ideology in the early fourth century this turbulent period, which began with Diocletian's persecution of.
Religion, Identity and Politics examines this mutual interaction, specifically with regard to religious identities and institutions. It opposes the commonly held assumption that Europe is the abode of secularism and enlightenment, while the lands of Islam are.
Both historically and contemporarily, Germany has treated religion as a core aspect of communal and civilizational identity and framed its institutions accordingly; the book explores how there has been, and continues to be, a mutual exchange in this regard between.
with identity in the Roman world, we should be wary of the concept of a single “Roman identity,” and instead frame Roman social and cultural history in terms of multiple “Roman identities.”2 In chapters 2 and 3, I focus my discussion of Roman identities primarily on what the Romans themselves, at least as represented by the urban elite,File Size: 1MB.
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The book From Politics to the Pews: Religion, Empire, and Torture Bruce Lincoln. their political views shape their religious identity. Quite simply, this book sets a new standard for the study of religion and politics—theoretically rich, empirically innovative, and beautifully written.”.
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In Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity, Jeremy M. Schott examines the ways in which conflicts between Christian and pagan intellectuals over religious, ethnic, and cultural identity contributed to the transformation of Roman imperial rhetoric and ideology in the early fourth century C.E.
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Russia's ever-expanding imperial boundaries encompassed diverse peoples and religions. Yet Russian Orthodoxy remained inseparable from the identity of the Russian empire-state, which at different times launched conversion campaigns not only to "save the souls" of animists and bring deviant Orthodox groups into the mainstream, but also to convert the empire's numerous Muslims, Buddhists, Jews Cited by: During the early Russian Empire, tensions between the state and the church, and the beliefs of many ethnic minorities and social groups shaped the religious culture of Russia's southern frontier.
This work explores the dynamic between religion and both religious and political institutions. Romanland finally looks through the lens of this revised understanding of Roman ethnicity to determine if Byzantium really was an empire by modern interpretations of the term.
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The Romans thought of themselves as highly religious, and attributed their success as a world power to their collective piety. Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media. Religion, identity and empire: a Greek archbishop in the Russia of Catherine the Great Item Preview Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.
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