Saving shame: martyrs, saints, and other abject subjects

"Virginia Burrus explores one of the strongest and most disturbing aspects of the Christian tradition, its excessive preoccupation with shame. While Christianity has frequently been implicated in the conversion of ancient Mediterranean cultures from shame- to guilt-based, and thus in the emerge...

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Main Author: Burrus, Virginia.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
Series: Divinations.
Subjects:

S McCabe

Call Number Status
BT714 .B87 2008 Available |Request

H Magill

Call Number Status
BT714 .B87 2008 Available |Request