Kimberley c patton is professor of the comparative and historical study of religion at harvard divinity school her special fields are ancient greek religion archaeology and iconography her special fields are ancient greek religion archaeology and iconography. Religion of the gods ritual paradox and reflexivity by kimberley christine patton 2009 02 09 hardcover 1656 be the first to review this item see all 8 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Religion of the gods ritual paradox and reflexivity kimberley christine patton in many of the worlds religions both polytheistic and monotheistic a seemingly enigmatic and paradoxical image is found that of the god who worships various interpretations of this seeming paradox have been advanced. Kimberley christine patton 2009 religion of the gods ritual paradox and reflexivity skip to main content search the history of over 345 billion web pages on the internet. The religion practiced by the gods is both like and unlike human religious action seen from within the religious tradition gods are not big people but other than human human ritual is directed outward to a divine being but the gods practice ritual on their own behalf
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