WorldCat Identities

James, E. O. (Edwin Oliver) 1886-

Overview
Works: 139 works in 1,002 publications in 2 languages and 16,456 library holdings
Genres: History  Comparative studies  Church history  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Recipient, Contributor, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: BL96, 290
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Most widely held works by E. O James
The ancient gods : the history and diffusion of religion in the ancient Near East and the eastern Mediterranean by E. O James( Book )

57 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric religion; a study in prehistoric archaeology by E. O James( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seasonal feasts and festivals by E. O James( Book )

27 editions published between 1960 and 1993 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From paleolithic rituals through pagan and Christian festivals to the folk drama and dances of Great Britain
Comparative religion; an introductory and historical study by E. O James( Book )

46 editions published between 1938 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From cave to cathedral; temples and shrines of prehistoric, classical, and early Christian times by E. O James( Book )

22 editions published between 1905 and 1965 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical and archaeological survey of many parts of the world. Includes a section on Moslem mosques. Profusely illustrated
The nature and function of priesthood; a comparative and anthropological study by E. O James( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and ritual in the ancient Near East; an archaeological and documentary study by E. O James( Book )

23 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginnings of religion; an introductory and scientific study by E. O James( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 1984 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacrifice and sacrament by E. O James( Book )

17 editions published between 1927 and 1962 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the link between the human sacrifice of the Aztecs and the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross? What is the link between the puberty rites of West Africa and the sacrament of Confirmation? Throughout the history of Christianity sacrifice and sacrament have been vitally important. Yet, although considerable literature exists on the doctrinal, apologetic and devotional aspect of these institutions, little attention has been paid to the long and complex history that lies behind Christian developments and the context in which they occur
Christian myth and ritual : a historical study by E. O James( Book )

28 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation and cosmology. A historical and comparative inquiry by E. O James( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Dutch and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tree of life. An archaeological study by E. O James( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cult of the mother-goddess; an archaeological and documentary study by E. O James( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of religions by E. O James( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 1964 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marriage and society by E. O James( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1982 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins of sacrifice; a study in comparative religion by E. O James( Book )

30 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The worship of the Sky-god; a comparative study in Semitic and Indo-European religion by E. O James( Book )

21 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity and other religions by E. O James( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Christianity in England by E. O James( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 1960 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concept of deity; a comparative and historical study by E. O James( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The beginnings of religion; an introductory and scientific study
Alternative Names
Džems, E. O.

E. O. James britischer Anthropologe und Autor

E. O. James British anthropologist

E. O. James Brits antropoloog (1886-1972)

James E. O.

James, E. O. 1886-1972

James, E. O. 1888-1972

James, E. O. (Edwin Oliver), 1886-

James, Edward Oliver

James, Edward Oliver 1886-1972

James, Edward Oliver n. 1886

James, Edwin O.

James, Edwin O. 1886-1972

James, Edwin Oliver

James, Edwin Oliver 1886-

James, Edwin Oliver 1886-1972

James, Edwin Oliver 1888-1972

James, Edwin Oliver b. 1886

Languages
English (540)

Dutch (1)

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The beginnings of religion; an introductory and scientific studyOrigins of sacrifice; a study in comparative religion