The author researches the evidence from economic and administrative documents of the Eanna temple archive in Uruk for the study of religious and cultic
aspects and for the investigation of the pantheon of Uruk from the late fourth millennium B.
A pre-exilic, and most likely Josianic, version of Deuteronomy (DtnD) existed in the form of the loyalty oath to Yahweh, combined with a reinterpretation (in light of cultic
centralization) of the Covenant Code, which now forms the core of chapters 12-26.
For some of the psalms examined in this study, the text points to a real cultic
was to limit the scope of the second commandment prohibition to cultic
It goes without saying that such developments would go hand in hand with significant cultic
changes, whether or not these changes are to be related to a "cultic
Paul describes their action in cultic
terms as an act of worship.
The iconoclastic movements that appeared in the Abrahamic religions during certain historical periods, profoundly shaping their theology and cultic
practices, have been extensively studied.
For Clement, according to Brent, "Church Order is cultic
Order, whether prefigured in the imperial order, in nature, or in OT typology.
2:10 to collect money for the Jerusalem "poor" was less a response to poverty than a cultic
act (see the cultic
language of Romans 15) patterned after the temple tax of diaspora Judaism.
groups often arise among Christians because the church has failed in some aspect of its ministry.
The book provides a fascinating expose of the "Unhealthy, all-consuming power that cultic
organizations wield over their employees," according to the author.
Replica team shirts are its cultic
clothing and the Old Trafford ground is its holy of holies and Temple of Dreams.
These points are timely, but the explanation of the relationship between political and cultic
practice on which they depend seems incomplete.
People tend to get involved in cults when they are at a point of vulnerability in their lives, says Arthur Dole, a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and a board member of the American Family Foundation in New York, which studies cultic
The new cultic
teachings, dress, diet, and other practices expressed a working-class hatred of the materialistic, respectable, commercial ethos of evangelicalism.