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The Strangeness of Gods by S.C. Humphreys

Title The Strangeness of Gods
Author S.C. Humphreys
Publisher Oxford University Press on Demand
Release 2004-09-30
Category Religion
Total Pages 399
ISBN 0199269238
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Gods are supernatural and strange. Human attempts to understand them are entangled with the effort to understand all human experience. Rather than dismissing religion as conservative and traditionalistic, Humphreys argues that ancient Athenians thought about their rites as well as celebrating them.

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