Profane Egyptologists : the modern revival of ancient Egyptian religion / Paul Harrison.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Harrison, Paul (Egyptologist) (Author)
Language:English
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Series:Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage ; v. 13.
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Physical Description:xii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Why Kemeticism? Introduction
  • Establishing orthodoxy
  • Breaking down the doors
  • Pharaonic religion. Power station, people's opiate, or proof of piety?
  • Faith or decorum? tracing Amarna upheaval, mourning, and mysticism in text and archaeology
  • Esoterica & Egyptology. Early encounters
  • Kemetic orthodoxy, and the House of Netjer
  • Independent practitioners and splinter movements
  • Ideologies
  • Practices
  • Objects
  • Discussion: 'contested' resources or continuum?
  • Conclusion: 'recon'-ceptualising Egypt.