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Author Assmann, Jan.
Title Of God and gods : Egypt, Israel, and the rise of monotheism / Jan Assmann.
Imprint Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin Press, [2008]
©2008

Author Assmann, Jan.
Series George L. Mosse series in modern European cultural and intellectual history
George L. Mosse series in modern European cultural and intellectual history.
Subject Henotheism -- Egypt -- History.
Henotheism -- Israel -- History.
Monotheism -- Egypt -- History.
Monotheism -- Israel -- History.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 196 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-184) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; 1. Understanding Polytheism: The Three-Dimensional Structure of the Divine World ; 2. Seth the Iconoclast: Polytheism and the Language of Violence ; 3. All Gods are One: Evolutionary and Inclusive Monotheism ; 4. The Axial Age and the Separation of State and Religion: Monotheism as an Axial Movement ; 5. Five Steps toward Canonization: Tradition, Scripture, and the Origin of the Hebrew Bible ; 6. No God but God: Exclusive Monotheism and the Language of Violence ; Conclusion: The Mosaic Distinction ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780299225537 (electronic bk.)
0299225534 (electronic bk.)
9780299225506 (cloth ; alk. paper)
029922550X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780299225544 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0299225542 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
029922550X (cloth ; alk. paper)
0299225542 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 550576265
Additional Format Print version: Assmann, Jan. Of God and gods. Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2008 9780299225544 (DLC) 2007040021 (OCoLC)173748447


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