Classical Mediterranean Spirituality. Egyptian, Greek, Roman. (World Spirituality series).
London: SCM, 1989. 0334024307. Volume 15 of World Spirituality: An Encyclopedic History of the Religious Quest. Contents include: 1.Histories: The faith of the Pharonic period; the great Egyptian cults of ecumenical spiritual significance: the ancient and continuing pieties of the Greek world; the spirituality of Socrates and Plato; Aristotle, Epicureans and Stoics; Roman spirituality; the piety and prayers of ordinary men and women in late antiquity; Plutarch and second-century Platonism; Neoplatonist spirituality. 2.Themes. Monotheistic and polytheistic elements in classical Mediterranean spirituality; the love of beauty and the love of God; the city in ancient religious experience; the self in ancient religious experience; body and soul in ancient religious experience; the religious experience of time and eternity; cosmic piety; the spiritual guide; the spiritual importance of not knowing; in praise of nonsense. Pp.xxiv/517, 36 black & white illustrations. Paperback. VG.
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Keywords: Armstrong Classical Mediterranean Spirituality Egyptian Greek Roman Pharonic Cults Socrates Plato Aristotle Epicureans Stoics Piety Plutarch Neoplatonism Monotheistic Polytheistic God Religious 48394 Spirituality