Ablution, Initiation, and Baptism (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift by David / Vegge, Tor / Norderval, Øyvind Hellholm

By David / Vegge, Tor / Norderval, Øyvind Hellholm

the current quantity is the results of a world collaboration of researchers who're first-class inside of their respective fields: interpretation of texts, reports of rites, archaeology, structure, historical past of artwork, and cultural anthropology. They met for 2 meetings to debate the importance of rites of ablution, initiation, and baptism and their interpretation in overdue Antiquity, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity. the quantity establishes a brand new overseas commonplace of analysis inside of those fields of scholarship.

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