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Syncretistic religious communities in the Near East collected papers of the International Symposium "Alevism in Turkey and comparable sycretistic religious communities in the Near East in the past and present" : Berlin, 14-17 April 1995

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Middle East

Subjects:

  • Islamic sects -- Middle East -- Congresses.,
  • Syncretism (Islam) -- Congresses.,
  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- Methodology -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Krisztina Kehl-Bodrogi, Barbara Kellner-Heinkele, Anke Otter-Beaujean.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesStudies in the history of religions,, v. 76
ContributionsKehl-Bodrogi, Krisztina., Kellner-Heinkele, Barbara., Otter-Beaujean, Anke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP192 .S96 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 255, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL777363M
ISBN 109004108610
LC Control Number97178522
OCLC/WorldCa37269742

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title =Syncretistic religious communities in the Near East: collected papers of the International Symposium "Alevism in Turkey and comparable sycretistic religious communities in the Near East in the past and present",Berlin, April place =Boston publisher =Brill . Long a fascinating but problematic category of religious studies, "syncretism" is an elastic term that describes a wide range of practices characterized by the mixing or overlap of traditions. Syncretism in Religion offers the student a broad selection of essays, both classical contributions to the study of syncretism and new essays commissioned especially for this s: 1. Throughout the book, the author freely admits that many Catholic customs were borrowed from paganism. Some examples: • Sunday worship "is an example of how culture and pagan traditions influenced Christian religious traditions. This title [Sun-day] comes from pre-Christian . Anke (eds.), Syncretistic religious communities in the Near East, collected papers of the International Symposium “Alevism in Turkey and comparable sycretistic religious com-munities in the Near East in the past and present”, Leiden, Brill, ; OLSSON, Tord.

Syncretistic Religious Communities in the Near East Collected Papers of the International Symposium “Alevism in Turkey and Comparable Syncretistic Religious Communities in the Near East in the Past and Present”, Berlin, April Series: Numen Book Series, Volume: Religious syncretism, the fusion of diverse religious beliefs and practices. Instances of religious syncretism—as, for example, Gnosticism (a religious dualistic system that incorporated elements from the Oriental mystery religions), Judaism, Christianity, and Greek religious philosophical concepts—were particularly prevalent during the Hellenistic period (c. bce –c. ce). SYNCRETISM. Syncretism — the process whereby two or more independent cultural systems, or elements thereof, conjoin to form a new and distinct system — is among the most important factors in the evolution of culture in general, but especially in the history of religion. Indeed, all of the so-called world religions, that is, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. Syncretistic Religious Communities in the Near East. Leiden: Brill. pp. – ISBN Kreyenbroek, P. G. (). Review of The Yaresan: A Sociological, Historical and Religio-Historical Study of a Kurdish Community, by M. Reza Hamzeh'ee, , ISBN X.