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Kippenberg, Hans G. (Hans Gerhard)

Overview
Works: 175 works in 420 publications in 5 languages and 5,835 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Recipient, ed, Correspondent
Classifications: BL48, 201.7273
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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 )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in German and English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and German and held by 333 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 )

9 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 285 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 )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and Dutch and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Envisioning magic : a Princeton seminar and symposium( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concepts of person in religion and thought( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and German and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbuch zur neutestamentlichen Zeitgeschichte by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in German and Italian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion und Klassenbildung im antiken Judäa : e. religionssoziolog. Studie zum Verhältnis von Tradition u. gesellschaftl. Entwicklung by Hans G Kippenberg( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in German and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 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?
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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wörterbuch der Religionen( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 121 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 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 1977 in German and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neue Ansätze in der Religionswissenschaft( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loyalitätskonflikte in der Religionsgeschichte : Festschrift für Carsten Colpe( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religionswissenschaft und Kulturkritik : Beiträge zur Konferenz The History of Religions and Critique of Culture in the Days of Gerardus van der Leeuw (1890-1950) by Konferenz The history of religions and critique of culture in the days of Gerardus van der Leeuw (1890-1950)( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Violence as worship : religious wars in the age of globalization
Alternative Names
Hans Gerhard Kippenberg

Kippenberg, H. G.

Kippenberg, H. G. 1939-

Kippenberg, H. G. (Hans Gerhard)

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

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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 Manual