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Incorruptible BodiesChristology, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity

Incorruptible Bodies: Christology, Society, and Authority in Late Antiquity

Yonatan Moss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520289994
eISBN:
9780520964341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289994.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In the early sixth-century eastern Roman Empire, Severus of Antioch and Julian of Halicarnassus, leaders of the anti-Chalcedonian movement, debated the nature of Jesus's body: Was it corruptible ... More

Invention of JudaismTorah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

John J. Collins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294110
eISBN:
9780520967366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294110.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Judaism is often understood as the way of life defined by the Torah of Moses, but it was not always so. This book identifies key moments in the rise of the Torah, beginning with the formation of ... More

Islam and ChristianityTheological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

John Renard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255081
eISBN:
9780520948334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255081.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In light of the widespread public perception of incompatibility between Islam and Christianity, this book provides a much-needed straightforward comparison of these two great faith traditions from a ... More

The Life of Hinduism

The Life of Hinduism

John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249134
eISBN:
9780520940079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book presents Hinduism as a vibrant, truly “lived” religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, it begins its journey in the “new India” of Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley, ... More

Magia SexualisSex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Magia Sexualis: Sex, Magic, and Liberation in Modern Western Esotericism

Hugh Urban

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247765
eISBN:
9780520932883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247765.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Sexuality and the occult arts have long been associated in the western imagination, but it was not until the nineteenth century that a large and sophisticated body of literature on sexual magic—the ... More

Making Chastity SexyThe Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Christine J. Gardner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520267275
eISBN:
9780520950559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267275.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Even though they are immersed in sex-saturated society, millions of teens are pledging to remain virgins until their wedding night. How are evangelical Christians persuading young people to wait ... More

Medicines of the SoulFemale Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam

Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam

Fedwa Malti-Douglas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215931
eISBN:
9780520924673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215931.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this volume, the autobiographical writings of three leading women in today's Islamic revival movement reveal dramatic stories of religious transformation. As interpreted by this book, the ... More

MelaniaEarly Christianity Through the Life of One Family

Melania: Early Christianity Through the Life of One Family

Catherine M. Chin and Caroline T. Schroeder (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292086
eISBN:
9780520965638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292086.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The lives of Melania the Elder and Melania the Younger span one of the most important periods of Christian history, reaching from the reign of Constantine through the reign of Theodosius II. They and ... More

The Memory of the EyesPilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity

The Memory of the Eyes: Pilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity

Georgia Frank

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222052
eISBN:
9780520924352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222052.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Pilgrims in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land during the fourth and fifth centuries ad often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places. This is the first comprehensive ... More

The Messiah before JesusThe Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Messiah before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Knohl

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215924
eISBN:
9780520928749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215924.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In a work that challenges notions that have dominated New Testament scholarship for more than a hundred years, this book gives startling evidence for a messianic precursor to Jesus who is described ... More

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