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Title Religion, science, and magic : in concert and in conflict / edited by Jacob Neusner, Ernest S. Frerichs, and Paul Virgil McCracken Flesher
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1989


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Description xii, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Statement of the question Rationality, ritual, and science / Hans H. Penner -- 2. A case for comparison The demonic image of the witch in standard Babylonian literature: the reworking of popular conceptions by learned exorcists / Tzvi Abusch -- 3. Religion, learning, and magic in the history of Judaism Science and magic, miracle and magic in formative Judaism: the system and the difference / Jacob Neusner -- Jewish magic from the Renaissance period to early Hasidism / Moshe Idel -- 4. Religion, learning, and magic in the history of Christianity Magic and Messiah / Howard Clark Kee -- Light on a dark subject and vice versa: magic and magicians in the New Testament / Susan R. Garrett -- Magic, miracle, and popular practice in the early medieval West: Anglo-Saxon England / Karen Louise Jolly -- 5. Magic in relation to philosophy Theurgy and forms of worship in neoplatonism / Georg Luck -- 6. Religion, science, and magic in the study of society Witchcraft and the occult as boundary maintenance devices / Nachman Ben-Yehuda -- Magic, religion, science, and secularization / Stephen Sharot
Analysis 21030 magic 20020 31030 religious aspects
Magic Religious aspects Christianity Congresses
Magic Religious aspects Congresses
Magic Religious aspects Judaism Congresses
Religion and science Congresses
Magic Religious aspects Conference proceedings
Notes Papers presented at a conference held at Brown University, Aug. 13, 1987
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Magic -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses.
Magic -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
Magic -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- Congresses.
Religion and science -- Congresses.
Religion and science -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Religion and science -- 1946- -- Congresses
Religion and Science.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Flesher, Paul Virgil McCracken.
Frerichs, Ernest S.
Neusner, Jacob, 1932-2016.
LC no. 88019532
ISBN 0195056035 (alk. paper)