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Author Drake, Susanna
Title Slandering the Jew : Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (185 pages)
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Series Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion Ser
Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1 The Making of Carnal Israel: Paul, Barnabas, Justin -- 2 Origen Reads Jewishness -- 3 Sexual/Textual Corruption: Early Christian Interpretations of Susanna and the Elders -- 4 "A Synagogue of Malakoi and Pornai": John Chrysostom's Sermons against the Jews -- Conclusion -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments
This book explores the sexual slander of Jews in Christian texts from the first through fifth centuries. These early Christian representations of Jewish sexuality reveal how Church fathers used accusations of fleshliness, bestiality, and licentiousness as strategies to differentiate the "spiritual" Christian from the "carnal" Jew
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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: Drake, Susanna Slandering the Jew : Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2013 9780812245202
Subject Christianity and other religions -- Judaism -- History.;Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.;Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity -- History.;Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
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