Gut und Böse in Mensch und Welt

Philosophische und religiöse Konzeptionen vom Alten Orient bis zum frühen Islam
Herausgegeben von Heinz-Günther Nesselrath u. Florian Wilk
[Good and Evil in Humanity and in the World. Philosophical and Religious Concepts from the Ancient Near East to Early Islam.]
2013. VIII, 237 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-160599-4
Published in German.
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Questions about the origins and reality of good and evil and about their mutual relationship play a central part in the history of philosophy and religion from their very beginning. The contributions within this conference volume illustrate which concepts regarding these questions were developed in ancient civilizations around the Mediterranean, from the early literatures of Egypt and Mesopotamia, Iran and Greece to biblical, Qumranic and ancient Christian texts as well as the writings of the Manichaeans and the Quran.

Orientalische Religionen in der Antike (ORA)