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Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars: Critical Explorations in the History of Religions

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Bruce Lincoln is one of the most prominent advocates within religious studies for an uncompromisingly critical approach to the phenomenon of religion—historians of religions, he believes, should resist the preferred narratives and self-understanding of religions themselves, especially when their stories are endowed with sacred origins and authority. In Gods and Demons, Pri ...more
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Published March 26th 2012 by University of Chicago Press
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