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Body in Biblical, Christian and Jewish Texts (Reprint) (Paperback)

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The body is an entity on which religious ideology is printed. Thus it is frequently a subject of interest, anxiety, prescription and regulation in both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, as well as in early Christian and Jewish writings. Issues such as the body's age, purity, sickness, ability, gender, sexual actions, marking, clothing, modesty or placement can revolve around what the body is and is not supposed to be or do.

The Body in Biblical, Christian and Jewish Texts comprises a range of inter-disciplinary and creative explorations of the body as it is described and defined in religious literature, with chapters largely written by new scholars with fresh perspectives. This is a subject with wide and important repercussions in diverse cultural contexts today.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 267
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Bible / Study / Manners + Customs, Comparative Religion
Series Title: Library of Second Temple Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Language: English
Street Date: December 17, 2015
TCIN: 50266917
UPC: 9780567666079
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-9718

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