Slandering the Jew

Slandering the Jew

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As Christian leaders in the first through fifth centuries embraced ascetic interpretations of the Bible and practices of sexual renunciation, sexual slander—such as the accusations Paul leveled against wayward Gentiles in the New Testament—played a pivotal role in the formation of early Christian identity. In particular, the imagined construct of the lascivious, literal-minded Jew served as a convenient foil to the chaste Christian ideal. Susanna Drake examines… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (July 16, 2013)

Collection: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion

Format: EPUB

Page count: 184 pages

File size: 5 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English


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