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Published: 30 September 2015

248 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198738862

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The Making of the Abrahamic Religions in Late Antiquity

Guy G. Stroumsa

Oxford Studies in the Abrahamic Religions

  • Shows how religious history of late antiquity informs our understanding of the genesis of Islam
  • Examines the main developments in religious trends in the near east (in particular in Christianity) from the first to the seventh century
  • Demonstrates how the end of blood sacrifices represented one of the most significant transformations of religion in late antiquity