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The Resource Before religion : a history of a modern concept, Brent Nongbri

Before religion : a history of a modern concept, Brent Nongbri

Label
Before religion : a history of a modern concept
Title
Before religion
Title remainder
a history of a modern concept
Statement of responsibility
Brent Nongbri
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examining a wide array of ancient writings, Nongbri demonstrates that in antiquity, there was no conceptual arena that could be designated as "religious" as opposed to "secular." He offers a concise and readable account of the emergence of the concept of religion
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nongbri, Brent
Dewey number
200.9
Index
index present
LC call number
BL430
LC item number
.N57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Religion
Label
Before religion : a history of a modern concept, Brent Nongbri
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223102464196
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we mean by "religion"? -- Lost in translation: inserting "religion" into ancient texts -- Some (premature) births of religion in antiquity -- Christians and "others" in the premodern era -- Renaissance, reformation, and religion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- New worlds, new religions, world religions -- The modern origins of ancient religions -- Conclusion: after religion?
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 275 p.
Isbn
9780300154160
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 785865186
  • (OCoLC)785865186
Label
Before religion : a history of a modern concept, Brent Nongbri
Publication
Bar code
31223102464196
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we mean by "religion"? -- Lost in translation: inserting "religion" into ancient texts -- Some (premature) births of religion in antiquity -- Christians and "others" in the premodern era -- Renaissance, reformation, and religion in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries -- New worlds, new religions, world religions -- The modern origins of ancient religions -- Conclusion: after religion?
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 275 p.
Isbn
9780300154160
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012020811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 785865186
  • (OCoLC)785865186

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