Resurrection of the Body (BOK)

Caroline Walker Bynum

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Bynum examines several periods between the 3rd and 14th centuries in which discussions of the body were central to Western eschatology, and suggests that Western attitudes toward the body that arose from these discussions still undergird our modern notions of the individual. He explores the "plethora of ideas about resurrection in patristic and medieval literature--the metaphors, tropes, and arguments in which the ideas were garbed, their context and their consequences," in order to understand human life after death.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1996 Forfatter Caroline Walker Bynum
Forlag
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780231081276
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 23cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 572 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd