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Inventing Superstition

From the Hippocratics to the Christians

by Dale B. Martin

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of religion,
  • Religion,
  • Philosophy,
  • Rome,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Religion / History,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Greece,
  • Philosophy and religion,
  • Philosophy, Ancient,
  • Superstition,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671182M
    ISBN 100674015347
    ISBN 109780674015340

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Inventing Superstition: Martin could have improved his book with a discussion about how the Greek idea of what we now call "virtue ethics" contributed to philosophers' revisions of traditional beliefs about the daimons.

A careful reading of Greek literature and philosophy shows how high 4/5. Print book: English: First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats Summary: Martin provides the first detailed genealogy of the idea of superstition, its history over eight centuries, from classical Greece to the Christianized Roman Empire of the fourth century C.E.

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Inventing Superstition (Paperback) From the Hippocratics to the Christians. By Dale B. Martin. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: March 1, Dale Martin’s Inventing Superstition is a book that would generally not come to the attention of folklorists, which is a shame because so much of what Martin does is relevant to any folklorist interested in superstition, religion, and magic, and the complex interplay between the vernacular and the elite in cosmological and religious beliefs.

Martin examines debates about superstition in. Tracing the social, political, and cultural influences that informed classical thinking about piety and superstition, nature and the divine, Inventing Superstition exposes the manipulation of the label of superstition in arguments between Greek and Roman intellectuals on the one hand and Christians on the other, and the purposeful alteration of Brand: Professor Dale B Martin.

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Martin. Park shows that science prevails when people stop fooling themselves. Compelling and precise, Superstition takes no hostages in its quest to provoke. In shedding light on some very sensitive--and Park would say scientifically dubious--issues, the book is sure to spark discussion and controversy.

Inventing Superstition from the Hippocratics to the Christians. By Dale Martin’s own admission, his new book is meant to correct an oversight made in his previous book, The Corinthian Body.

In it, he had stated that educated Greeks would have rejected many Christian beliefs (e.g. resurrection) as superstitious but had neglected to discuss Author: Pauline Ripat. Thomas Berry (–) was one of the twentieth century’s most prescient and profound thinkers.

As a cultural historian, he sought a broader perspective on humanity’s relationship to the earth in order to respond to the ecological and social challenges of our times. “Nothing can illustrate these observations more forcibly, than a recollection of the happy conjuncture of times and circumstances, under which our Republic assumed its rank among the Nations; The foundation of our Empire was not laid in the gloomy age of Ignorance and Superstition, but at an Epoch when the rights of mankind were better understood and more clearly defined, than at any former.

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