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Kippenberg, Hans G. (Hans Gerhard)

Overview
Works: 176 works in 516 publications in 4 languages and 7,149 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Creator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Recipient, Correspondent
Classifications: BL65.V55, 201.7273
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hans G Kippenberg
Violence as worship : religious wars in the age of globalization by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in German and English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering religious history in the modern age by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book makes an unparalleled attempt to analyze the rise of comparative religion as a particular response to modernization. In the mid-nineteenth century and continuing into the twentieth, Western scholars began to interpret religion's history, drawing on prehistorical evidence, recently deciphered texts, and ethnographical reports. Religions that had been rejected as irrational by Enlightenment philosophers were now studied with enthusiasm. Using comparative methods, scholars identified in their own culture traces of ancient, oriental, and tribal religions--not merely as survivals but incr
Secrecy and concealment : studies in the history of Mediterranean and Near Eastern religions( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and German and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggles of gods : papers of the Groningen Work Group for the Study of the History of the Religions by Groningen work group for the study of the history of religions( Book )

14 editions published in 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Envisioning magic : a Princeton seminar and symposium( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concepts of person in religion and thought( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garizim und Synagoge : traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zur samaritanischen Religion der aramäischen Periode by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

15 editions published in 1971 in German and English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbuch zur neutestamentlichen Zeitgeschichte by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

10 editions published in 1979 in German and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 9/11 handbook : annotated translation and interpretation of the attackers' Spiritual Manual by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book contains the first scholarly edition of the Arabic text of the Manual of the Attackers of 9/11, along with an English translation and commentary, and studies concerning its context. It makes a document available that is crucial in understanding 9/11. It addresses the issues debated in public: Is the text a forgery? Are suicidal attacks typical for Islam? Does Islam allow such violence? How did the perpetrators perceive Islam today? Is the?War on terror? an adequate response?
Religion und Klassenbildung im antiken Judäa : e. religionssoziolog. Studie zum Verhältnis von Tradition u. gesellschaftl. Entwicklung by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magie : d. sozialwissenschaftl. Kontroverse über d. Verstehen fremden Denkens( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in German and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entdeckung der Religionsgeschichte : Religionswissenschaft und Moderne by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in German and Italian and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On symbolic representation of religion : Groninger contributions to theories of symbols( Book )

14 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wörterbuch der Religionen( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seminar, Die Entstehung der antiken Klassengesellschaft by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

13 editions published in 1977 in German and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europäische Religionsgeschichte : ein mehrfacher Pluralismus( Book )

15 editions published in 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Religionswissenschaft : Gegenstände und Begriffe by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror im Dienste Gottes : die "Geistliche Anleitung" der Attentäter des 11. September 2001 by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Italian and German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The humanities between global integration and cultural diversity( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The disposition of the humanities formed in the age of modernity has come under scrutiny. Pushed by digitization, globalization, and new concepts for the study of culture, the humanities were forced to reorient themselves. Focusing on the relational dynamics between global integration and cultural diversification, this volume explores the transdisciplinary and transnational reconfiguration of the humanities under the impact of globalization"--Provided by publisher
 
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Violence as worship : religious wars in the age of globalization
Alternative Names
Hans G. Kippenberg deutscher Religionswissenschaftler

Hans G. Kippenberg German university professor

Hans Gerhard Kippenberg

Kippenberg, H.G.

Kippenberg, H. G. 1939-

Kippenberg, H. G. (Hans Gerhard)

Kippenberg, Hans‏

Kippenberg, Hans 1939-

Kippenberg, Hans G.

Kippenberg, Hans G. 1939-

Kippenberg, Hans Gerhard

Kippenberg, Hans Gerhard 1939-

Kippenberuku, Hansu G. 1939-

キッペンベルク, H. G.

キッペンベルク, ハンス・G.

ハンス・キッペンベルグ

Languages
German (114)

English (80)

Italian (6)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Discovering religious history in the modern ageSecrecy and concealment : studies in the history of Mediterranean and Near Eastern religionsEnvisioning magic : a Princeton seminar and symposiumThe 9/11 handbook : annotated translation and interpretation of the attackers' Spiritual ManualEuropäische Religionsgeschichte : ein mehrfacher Pluralismus