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Author Klingshirn, William E
Title The (CUA Studies in Early Christianity) Early Christian Book
Imprint Washington : Catholic University of America Press, 2007
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Descript 1 online resource (314 pages)
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Series CUA Studies in Early Christianity Ser
CUA Studies in Early Christianity Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: From Binding to Burning - Philip Rousseau -- I. Making the Book -- 1. The Word Made Visible: The Exterior of the Early Christian Book as Visual Argument - John Lowden -- 2. Books and Book Production in the Monastic Communities of Byzantine Egypt - Chrysi Kotsifou -- II. Constructing Texts -- 3. Talmud and "Fathers of the Church": Theologies and the Making of Books - Daniel Boyarin -- 4. The Syriac Book of Women: Text and Metatext - Catherine Burris -- III. Passages and Places -- 5. Through the Looking Glass Darkly: Jerome Inside the Book - Catherine M. Chin -- 6. City of Books: Augustine and the World as Text - Gillian Clark -- IV. Ceremony and the Law -- 7. Judging by the Book: Christian Codices and Late Antique Legal Culture - Caroline Humfress -- 8. The Symbolics of Book Burning: The Establishment of a Christian Ritual of Persecution - Daniel Sarefield -- V. Texts and the Body -- 9. Engendering Palimpsests: Reading the Textual Tradition of the Acts of Paul and Thecla - Kim Haines-Eitzen -- 10. Holy Texts, Holy Men, and Holy Scribes: Aspects of Scriptural Holiness in Late Antiquity - Claudia Rapp -- VI. Theory and the Book -- 11. Sanctum, Lector, Percense Volumen: Snakes, Readers, and the Whole Text in Prudentius's Hamartigenia - Catherine Conybeare -- 12. Theory, or the Dream of the Book (Mallarmé to Blanchot) - Mark Vessey -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Klingshirn, William E. The (CUA Studies in Early Christianity) Early Christian Book Washington : Catholic University of America Press,c2007 9780813214863
Subject Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.;Christian literature, Early -- Publishing
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Alt Author Safran, Linda
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