Armstrong.  Classical Mediterranean Spirituality: Egyptian, Greek, Roman (World Spirituality)

Armstrong. Classical Mediterranean Spirituality: Egyptian, Greek, Roman (World Spirituality)

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Armstrong, A. H. [editor] Classical Mediterranean Spirituality: Egyptian, Greek, Roman (World Spirituality); Volume 15 of World Spirituality: An Encyclopedic History of the Religious Quest. New York: Crossroad, 1989. ISBN: 9780824507640. [6928]

Former library book, binding fine, text is clean, includes dust jacket. Has standard library additions. xxiv., 517 pp. Very good in good dust-jacket. Hardcover.

"Classical Mediterranean spirituality occupies a place of peculiar significance in the history of world spirituality. On the one hand it is an example of archaic spirituality, and on the other it bears an intricate relationship to our own European Christian, anti-Christian, and post-Christian spiritualities. It is the combination of this archaic base with often intensely sophisticated thinking and feeling that gives Hellenic and hellenized spirituality and culture its peculiar and enduring fascination. This volume seeks to do justice to these two somewhat contradictory aspects..." - publisher.  (6928)