The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri
TŁbingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017 pp. xvi + 258. Ä79.00
Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, 102
Description: How do philosophical, religious and mystical assimilations affect the concepts of the divine in the Greek magical papyri? Eleni Pachoumi examines in detail the manifold concepts of the divine and, through a careful analysis of the ritual practices and spells, uncovers the underlying parallelisms and influences.
Subjects: Greco-Roman Literature, Literature, Methods, Theological Approaches, Comparative Religion, Other
Review by Pieter W. van der Horst
Citation: Pieter W. van der Horst, review of Eleni Pachoumi, The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2018).
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