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Social Progressivism and Religion in America

"American reformers have always put religion at the heart of their protest movements. They have invoked divine law and the word of God, ignored expediency and pragmatics, and acted on behalf of a transcendent truth..." – By Zoe Trodd

Lived Ancient Religions

""Lived ancient religion" offers a new perspective on ancient religion. It shares the priority on ritual of many studies from the late 19th century onward but reconstructs ancient religion not as a set of rules or coherent system but a dynamic field of change and tradition..." – By Jörg Rüpke

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