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Secrecy in religions

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secrecy -- Religious aspects -- Comparative studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Kees W. Bolle.
    SeriesStudies in the history of religions,, 49
    ContributionsBolle, Kees W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.S37 S3 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 164 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2392359M
    ISBN 109004083421
    LC Control Number87021828

    Cons and Controversies. The book has caused some controversy. For example, some people believe that it conflicts with the religious values of Christianity and other major religions, while others see it as a complementary book does spend considerable time on how to use the Law of Attraction to gain an expensive car or other material possessions without direct action; many people.


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Instead, I summarize by saying the book documents the pendulum swings of the degrees of use of Secrecy in our government. At one end, Secrecy is a reasonable tactic for protecting We, the People from our enemies - War, etc.

At the other end, Secrecy is a weapon used selfishly by government bureaucracies against one another and/or We, the by: Secrecy in Religions (Numen Book) Hardcover – June 1, by Bolle (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ Cited by: 7.

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This volume deals with secrecy and concealment in the history of mediterranean religions as pattern of social interaction.

Secrecy is a powerful means in establishing identity and interaction as G. Simmel has demonstrated. Using his approach the scholars of this volume describe and explain the practical meaning of concealment in two different religious systems: in Egyptian and Greek polytheism.

The book lived up to the description of being a "brief guide" which was a bit of a contradiction to the other part of the title that said the book was a "complete" guide. The book discussed mostly western practices, so it had a feeling of not real I'm always a /5. Book Description.

The Japanese Middle Ages were a period when forms of secrecy dominated religious practice. This fascinating collection traces out the secret characteristics and practices in Japanese religion, as well as analyzing the decline of religious esotericism in Japan.

First, geopolitically, questions about the secrets that religions keep, or may keep, are on the table across the world. Second, there has been some very high-quality work on religion and secrecy in recent years, work that promises to challenge some of the received conceptions of the relation between religions and other material interests.

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Although many of the converts. How much concealment, camouflage, artifice and deceit has been employed in religion. This book critically examines the role of secrecy in the history of religions, each essay presenting an aspect from a specific cultural context.

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Simmel has demonstrated. Using his approach the scholars of this volume describe and explain the practical meaning of concealment in two different religious systems: in Egyptian and Greek polytheism and in Jewish, Christian, Gnostic and Shi'i monotheisms.

Gonda provides essays on Indian religions that are concerned with the theme of secrecy, such as initiation and the guru. Bolle, Kees, ed. Secrecy in Religions. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, E-mail Citation» A thematic study that examines the role of secrecy in major world religions linking secrecy with taboo and ideas of hierarchy.

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jected to serious, critical study by historians of religions, in large part because of the intense secrecy that has surrounded the movement from its origins. This paper examines the role of secrecy in the early Church of Scientology, placing it in the historical and cultural con-text in which it emerged: Cold War America of the s and 60s.

To achieve these aims, the book is divided into three parts: part one (chapters 2 through 4) on secrecy in religion outside Japan; part two (chapters 5 through 12) on secrecy in Japanese religions and culture, primarily between the eleventh and sixteenth century; and part three (chapters 13 through 15) on the decline of secrecy during the Author: Clark Chilson.

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In chapter 4, “The Social Organization of Secrecy,” Stone begins by examining the Hellenistic religions and cults, “whose teachings were secret and revealed only to initiates” (p. 44). He delimits the study by focusing primarily on mystery cults—e.g., Eleusinian cult, Mithras, and Isis—because of the gradual initiation process of.

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The main characterization of this religion is the secrecy associated with the particulars of the initiation and the ritual practice, which may not be revealed to outsiders. Top 10 Scandalous Freemason Secrets.

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Catholic bishops’ landmark decision to open meetings to reporters.)Author: Richard Ostling. Ancient Origins articles related to secrecy in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.

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Opposite sentiments, even without any decision, afford an agreeable amusement; and if the subject be curious and interesting, the book carries us, in a manner, into company; and unites the two greatest and purest pleasures of human life, study and society. "In Search of Japan's Hidden Christians: A Story of Suppression, Secrecy and Survival is the best non-fiction work I've read in the past three years." — "This book is a moving and personal meditation on the history and present situation of Japan's Kakure :.

According to author J.K. Rowling, the answer is yes. Up until the implementation of the Statute of Secrecy in A.D., after the tragedy of the Salem Witch Trials in America, the Muggle and wizarding worlds were one and the same.

They had been t.Esoteric Christianity: The Greek Mystery Religions and Their Impact on Christianity. From Andrew Benson's book The Origins of Christianity and the Bible.

The mysteries were cults into which a person was initiated (taken in). The initiate was called "mystes," the introducing person "mystagogos" (leader of .I agree that secrecy is a function of the number of people involved.

In places where Christianity is a tiny minority, they practice in secret, for fear of oppression. Koresh-style cults may operate in the same way, fearing oppression from dominant society.

But secrecy isn’t always for small religions/cults.