Religions in Antiquity

Religions in Antiquity

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These essays were originally intended for presentation to Professor Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday. Before his death, in March, 1965, he knew of our plans for this volume and was gladdened by them.... The editor hopes that these papers, many of which fruitfully utilize Goodenough's scholarship, may contribute to the critical discussion of some problems of concern to him during his lifetime. He can conceive no higher, nor more appropriate, act of reverence for the memory of a beloved teacher and friend. From the Foreword by Jacob NeusnerEssays in Memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough Jacob Neusner ... Friedmann 132a, where it is said that mana#39;s soul is heavenly, but his body earthly; therefore if he obeys the Law he will be, like the heavenly creatures, immortal, a€œfor it isanbsp;...

Title:Religions in Antiquity
Author:Jacob Neusner
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2004-07-09


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