Map is not Territory: Studies in the History of Religions / Edition 1

Map is not Territory: Studies in the History of Religions / Edition 1

by Jonathan Z. Smith
ISBN-10:
0226763579
ISBN-13:
9780226763576
Pub. Date:
03/01/1993
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press

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Map is not Territory: Studies in the History of Religions / Edition 1

In Map Is Not Territory, Jonathan Z. Smith engages previous interpretations of religious texts from late antiquity, critically evaluates the notion of sacred space and time as it is represented in the works of Mircea Eliade, and tackles important problems of methodology.

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ISBN-13: 9780226763576
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 03/01/1993
Edition description: 1
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
I
I. The Garments of Shame
II. The Prayer of Joseph
III. Wisdom and Apocalyptic
II
IV. The Wobbling Pivot
V. Earth and Gods
VI. The Influence of Symbols on Social Change: A Place on Which to Stand
VII. Birth Upside Down or Right Side Up?
VIII. The Temple and the Magician
IX. Good News is No News: Aretalogy and Gospel
III
X. When the Bough Breaks
XI. Adde Parvum Parvo Magnus Acervus Erit
XII. I am a Parrot (Red)
IV
XIII. Map Is Not Territory
Index to Ancient Sources
Bible; Jewish and Christian Apocrypha
Other Ancient Sources
General Index

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