The End of Sacrifice: Religious Transformations in Late Antiquity

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The religious transformations that marked late antiquity represent an enigma that has challenged some of the West's greatest thinkers. But, according to Guy Stroumsa, the oppositions between paganism and Christianity that characterize prevailing theories have endured for too long. Instead of describing this epochal change as an evolution within the Greco-Roman world from polytheism to monotheism, he argues that the cause for this shift can be found not so much around the Mediterranean as in the Near East. The End of ...

The End of Sacrifice: Religious Transformations in Late Antiquity 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780226007267

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The End of Sacrifice: Religious Transformations in Late Antiquity 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226777382

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