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By Jon Davies

In loss of life, Burial and Rebirth within the Religions of Antiquity , Jon Davies charts the importance of dying to the rising spiritual cults within the pre-Christian and early Christian international. He analyses the various burial rituals and examines the several notions of the afterlife. one of the parts coated are:
* Osiris and Isis: the existence theology of old Egypt
* burying the Jewish lifeless
* Roman faith and Roman funerals
* Early Christian burial
* the character of martyrdom.
Jon Davies additionally attracts at the sociological idea of Max Weber to give a finished creation to and assessment of dying, burial and the afterlife within the first Christian centuries which deals insights into the connection among social switch and attitudes to demise and loss of life.

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