Archaeology and World Religion

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Overview

This is the first text to consider the subjects of religion and archaeology in conjunction with each other. It explores the relationship between, and the contribution archaeology can make to the study of world religions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415221542
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Pages: 240
  • Lexile: 1550L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction: the archaeology of world religion 1
2 The archaeology of Hinduism 33
3 The archaeology of Buddhism 61
4 The archaeology of Judaism 96
5 The archaeology of Islam 123
6 The archaeology of Christianity in global perspective 148
7 Ethics and the archaeology of world religions 182
8 Gender in the archaeology of world religion? 193
9 Death, being, and time: the historical context of the world religions 203
Index 221
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