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The Resource The price of monotheism, Jan Assmann ; translated by Robert Savage

The price of monotheism, Jan Assmann ; translated by Robert Savage

Label
The price of monotheism
Title
The price of monotheism
Statement of responsibility
Jan Assmann ; translated by Robert Savage
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Assmann, Jan
Dewey number
202/.11
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL221
LC item number
.A87513 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monotheism
  • Paganism
  • Religion and culture
  • Monotheismus
Label
The price of monotheism, Jan Assmann ; translated by Robert Savage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The Price of Monotheism was originally published in German under the title Die Mosaische Unterscheidung oder der Preis des Monotheismus, c2003, Carl Hanser Verlag"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mosaic distinction and the problem of intolerance. How many religions stand behind the Old Testament? -- What is truth? -- Intolerance, violence, and exclusion -- Constructions of the other : religious satire. Monotheism, a counter-religion to what? Monotheism versus polytheism -- Akhenaten and Moses : Egyptian and Biblical monotheism -- Monotheism as anti-cosmotheism -- Monotheism as political theology : ethics, justice, freedom -- Law and morality in the "pagan" world and the theologization of justice in monotheism. The clash of memories : between idolatry and iconoclasm. The legend of the lepers and the Amarna trauma in Egypt -- Iconoclasm and iconolatory -- Prisca theologia and the abolition of the mosaic distinction -- The tightening of the mosaic distinction and the rise of paganology. Sigmund Freud and progress in intellectuality. The Jewish and the Greek options -- The trauma of monotheism : analytic hermeneutics and mnemohistory -- The ban on graven images as progress in intellectuality. The psychohistorical consequences of monotheism. The "scriptural turn" : from cult to book -- Into the crypt -- The invention of the inner self -- Counter-religion and the concept of sin
Control code
318100513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 140 pages
Isbn
9780804761598
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009014352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017371753
System control number
(OCoLC)318100513
Label
The price of monotheism, Jan Assmann ; translated by Robert Savage
Publication
Note
"The Price of Monotheism was originally published in German under the title Die Mosaische Unterscheidung oder der Preis des Monotheismus, c2003, Carl Hanser Verlag"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mosaic distinction and the problem of intolerance. How many religions stand behind the Old Testament? -- What is truth? -- Intolerance, violence, and exclusion -- Constructions of the other : religious satire. Monotheism, a counter-religion to what? Monotheism versus polytheism -- Akhenaten and Moses : Egyptian and Biblical monotheism -- Monotheism as anti-cosmotheism -- Monotheism as political theology : ethics, justice, freedom -- Law and morality in the "pagan" world and the theologization of justice in monotheism. The clash of memories : between idolatry and iconoclasm. The legend of the lepers and the Amarna trauma in Egypt -- Iconoclasm and iconolatory -- Prisca theologia and the abolition of the mosaic distinction -- The tightening of the mosaic distinction and the rise of paganology. Sigmund Freud and progress in intellectuality. The Jewish and the Greek options -- The trauma of monotheism : analytic hermeneutics and mnemohistory -- The ban on graven images as progress in intellectuality. The psychohistorical consequences of monotheism. The "scriptural turn" : from cult to book -- Into the crypt -- The invention of the inner self -- Counter-religion and the concept of sin
Control code
318100513
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 140 pages
Isbn
9780804761598
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009014352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017371753
System control number
(OCoLC)318100513

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