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Sawyer, J.F.A.

Title Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts. Religion in the First Christian Centuries.
Publisher London & New York Routledge
Date 2001
Book ID 25313


Paperback. A very good, bright copy. Used; Like New With long bibliography and index. The first comprehensive study of the role of languages and texts in the religions of the Graeco-Roman world, including Judaism and Christianity. By considering the status of Hebrew in Judaism alongside that of Greek in Rome Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts sheds new light on the role of the power of words, spoken and written, in religion.
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