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|This book, which assumes no knowledge of Latin or Greek, will appeal to students and teachers of ancient history and archaeology.|
|I am confining my comments to those who, in our present era, interpret their |
religious sources literally. Only those who uncritically ... Tom Wolfe is right when
he says, “A cult is a religion with no political power.” If the only difference
between a ...
|There is no "mere" political acting in the field of the imperial cult. Acting in the |
imperial cult was ... the familiar terms of divine power. The imperial cult, like the
cult of the traditional gods, created a relationship of power between subject and
Clinton E. Arnold - 1989 - Preview
|The Concept of Power in Ephesians in Light of Its Historical Setting Clinton E. |
Arnold. The ruler cult in Asia ... naked fear. It was a cult based on political, rather
than religious, experience. The ruler cult offered no protection or safeguard to its.
|In both the literal and metaphorical senses, it seemed as if 1970s America was running out of gas.|
|of a sense of identity among certain groups in the Roman ecumene23 and, as |
Wardman has argued, that of a religion ... (which they no doubt were), nurturing
both a cult of military heroes — Grau and Bolognesi — and a revanchist attitude ...
|Indebtedness is not the sort of legacy we want to leave our children. Chapter 7 |
Burned at the Stake "A cult is a religion with no political power." - Thomas Wolfe
Speak of being burned to death for religious beliefs and what comes to mind is ...
|The no- tion that divine power can be especially present in a certain picture or on |
a certain mountaintop resonated with powerful strands of ... When it was first built,
the Sheshan shrine gave a religious embodiment to French political power—Our
Lady of Victories. ... in suppressing militant versions of the Marian cult has been
due in large part to the local balance of power between official and underground
|At the same time ruler-cult, for the ordinary man in the Greek cities and in the |
directly governed parts of the kingdom alike, ... There is, however, no evidence
that power could be derived from a religious cult, though clearly cult and the
|... holders of political power, not by priests. Only the cult of ancestral spirits was |
left to the priesthood. ... In Tikopia, major priesthood and political power were
fused, but there were likewise no prophets. Instead ritual elders took care of the