Drudgery divine : on the comparison of early Christianities and the religions of late antiquity / Jonathan Z. Smith

1990, 1st edition. Chicago : University of Chicago Press. Fine gilt-blocked cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn and dust-dulled dust-wrapper. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright and strong. Item #394545
ISBN: 0728601583

Physical description; xiii, 145 p. ; 23 cm. Notes; Lectures delivered at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1988. Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents; Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- I. On the Origin of Origins -- II. On Comparison -- III. On Comparing Words -- IV. On Comparing Stories -- V. On Comparing Settings -- Index. Subjects; Apologetics History. Christianity and other religions Greek Study and teaching History. Christianity and other religions Judaism Study and teaching History. Christianity and other religions Roman Study and teaching History. Christianity Origin Study and teaching History. Judaism Relations Christianity Study and teaching History. Mysteries, Religious Study and teaching History. Religions. Civilization, Greco-Roman. Christianity and other religions. Christianity Origin. Religions Historiography. Church history Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600. Christianity and other religions Greek. Paganism History. Civilization, Greco-Roman Study and teaching History. Comparative religion. 21030 comparative religion.

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