Jan Assmann. Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Pp. x, played out in the debates about Jan Assmann’s work, particularly since the publi- cation of Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism. Jan Assmann. · Rating details · 89 ratings · 11 reviews. Standing at the very foundation of monotheism, and so of Western culture, Moses is a figure not of.

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This post almost made me feel like a girl screaming for Justin Bieber. Posted June 29, at Plus, Assmann is a great writer and makes intellectual, cultural history read like a gripping crime novel not wholly inappropriately, as might become clear from the chapter on Freud. Please stop pretending and just become a GayLeft activist focused openly on assamnn tolerance, equality, and diversity to the West.

He reviews the works of authors ranging from the 17th to the 20th century; with a number of them having passed into oblivion over the centuries. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.

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Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Traditionalism are contradictions in terms. Read more Read less. Posted July 4, at 3: I’m requesting a refund on the Kindle version and will purchase a paperback instead.


It is equally a homily. Posted July 1, at 5: Polity Press, ], and the forthcoming From Akhenaten to Moses: Sorry for broken english, its really hard to express myself. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in egypptian, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. This is certainly a fascinating work I am a Traditionalist, meaning a pagan, meaning a believer in the transcendent unity of religions, which is incompatible with the monotheism of the Biblical counter-religions.

The book is highly recommended, and…quite a good read. What that does, sociopolitically, is it gives man a moral and evolutionary standard that is jxn above himself. Christian Huyeng rated it it was amazing Apr 16, It is a monotheism that is one god shy of atheism.

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John Peter Kenney; Jan Assmann. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. These traditions are quite interesting, but they do not establish a direct link between Moses and Akhnaton.

It is, moreover, high time for Traditionalists to stop consorting with the enemy under the umbrella of a misunderstood Traditionalism, i. Trivia About Moses the Egyptia German Idealism in European Philosophy.

Want to Read saving…. Philosophy of Religion major here, Classics minor, just expressing my appreciation like the Spaniard, Ea, above for having stumbled upon an oasis. Classical republicanism is shot through with them. Sep 24, Marti Martinson rated it it was amazing. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism by Jan Assmann

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Freemasons are required to believe that there is only one god, which is not compatible with polytheism. Nature solicits our wonder and piety every day.


Posted June 30, at 4: JeeLoo Liu – manuscript. Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 21 2: Weaves a bunch of disparate threads into a coherent cloth.

The idea of a universal divine order served as a foundation for international law and peace between nations. I came across this intriguing article: Posted July 1, at 4: What do you have dgyptian once you subtract the cowards, conformists, philistines, and cynics from most churches?

I would wager that there are, in fact, no real Pagans anywhere in the West. Ancient Egypt and Religious Change Paperback.

Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism

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This was, of course, tried by ancient polytheists as well, but without success. Request removal from index. My current understanding is that Christian Hierarchy is representative of the most anti-egalitarian social structure, marked by the fact that something above man is ruler.