Author: Stephen Quirke
Exploring Religion in Ancient Egypt (Blackwell Ancient Religions)
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Exploring Religion in Ancient Egypt offers a stimulating overview of the study of ancient Egyptian religion by examining research drawn from beyond the customary boundaries of Egyptology and shedding new light on entrenched assumptions.
- Discusses the evolution of religion in ancient Egypt – a belief system that endured for 3,000 years
- Dispels several modern preconceptions about ancient Egyptian religious practices
- Reveals how people in ancient Egypt struggled to secure well-being in the present life and the afterlife