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Religion and empire : people, power, and the life of the spirit / Richard A. Horsley.

By: Horsley, Richard A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Facets (Fortress Press): Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2003Description: ix, 151 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0800636317.Subject(s): Religion and politics
Contents:
Introduction -- pt. 1. Religion constructed by imperial elites. "Classical" and "Tibetan" Buddhism -- Devotion to Isis in the Roman Empire -- pt. 2. Religion in resistance to empire. The revival of Islam and the Iranian revolution -- Renewal movements and resistance to empire in ancient Judea -- pt. 3. Religion of empire. The Roman emperor cult -- Christmas, the festival of consumer capitalism -- Epilogue: Religion as effect of or response to imperial power.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction -- pt. 1. Religion constructed by imperial elites. "Classical" and "Tibetan" Buddhism -- Devotion to Isis in the Roman Empire -- pt. 2. Religion in resistance to empire. The revival of Islam and the Iranian revolution -- Renewal movements and resistance to empire in ancient Judea -- pt. 3. Religion of empire. The Roman emperor cult -- Christmas, the festival of consumer capitalism -- Epilogue: Religion as effect of or response to imperial power.

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