Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land (inbunden)
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Zwi Werblowsky, R.J.
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Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land (inbunden)

Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land

Proceedings from the International Conference in Memory of Joshua Prawer

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Sacred Space: Shrine, City, Land - a collection of articles that deal with Holy Places from Antiquity to the present; from the lands of the Fertile Crescent to Europe, India, Japan and Mexico; from mountains and seas to temples, cities and countries; from the construction, perception and functioning of sacred sites to the psychotic breakdowns they bring on some visitors.
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Preface - Introduction: Mindscape and Landscape; R.J.Zwi Werblowsky - Constructing a Small Place; J.Z.Smith - A City of Many Temples: Hattusa, Capital of the Hittites; I.Singer - The Sacred Sea; A.Malamat - Some Biblical Concepts of Sacred Place; S.Japhet - The Temple in the Hellenistic Period and in Judaism; D.Mendels - The Divinity as Place and Time and the Holy Place in Jewish Mysticism; H.Pedaya - Byzantium's Dual Holy Land; E.Patlagean - Intellectual Activities in a Holy City: Jerusalem in the Twelfth Century; B.Z.Kedar - The Harem: A Major Source of Islam's Military Might; D.Ayalon - Holy Body, Holy Society: Conflicting Medieval Structural Conceptions; K.R.Stow - Cities as Cultic Centres in Germany and Italy during the Early and High Middle Ages; A.Haverkamp - Ambivalence and Longing: Vyasa's Curse on Kasi; D.Shulman - Geotyping Sacred Space: The Case of Mount Hiko in Japan; A.G.Grapard - The Cult of Santa Maria Tontantzin, Virgin of Guadelupe in Mexico; R.Nebel - The Muslim Holy Cities as Foci of Islamic Revivalism in the Eighteenth Century; N.Levtzion & G.Weigert - Hallowed Land in the Theory and Practice of Modern Nationalism; H.Ben-Israel - The Role of Charismatic Dreams in the Creation of Sacred Sites in Present-Day Israel; Y.Bilu - Facing a Holy Space: Psychiatric Hospitalization of Tourists in Jerusalem; M.Kalian & E.Witztum - List of Contributors - Index