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Sacred Scents in Early Christianity and Islam (Hardcover) (Mary Thurlkill)

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This book examines the “sweet smells of sanctity” within early Christianity and Islam. It is a comparative study of two nascent religious communities, located in disparate times and space, employing scent to define cultural, social, and theological ideals. It will be of interest to scholars of religious studies, gender studies, and history.
Number of Pages: 191
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, History
Series Title: Studies in Body and Religion
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Mary Thurlkill
Language: English
Street Date: July 26, 2016
TCIN: 51536833
UPC: 9780739174524
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-3162

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