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The Garb of Being

Hardback edition released 05/11/2019

by Suzanne Abrams Rebillard

Part of the Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought Series

The Garb of Being Synopsis

This collection explores how the body became a touchstone for late antique religious practice and imagination. When we read the stories and testimonies of late ancient Christians, what different types of bodies stand before us? How do we understand the range of bodily experiences-solitary and social, private and public-that clothed ancient Christians? How can bodily experience help us explore matters of gender, religious identity, class, and ethnicity? The Garb of Being investigates these questions through stories from the Eastern Christian world of antiquity: monks and martyrs, families and congregations, and textual bodies. Contributors include S. Abrams Rebillard, T. Arentzen, S. P. Brock, R. S. Falcasantos , C. M. Furey, S. H. Griffith, R. Krawiec, B. McNary-Zak, J.-N. Mellon Saint-Laurent, C. T. Schroeder, A. P. Urbano, F. M. Young

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780823287024
Publication date: 5th November 2019
Author: Suzanne Abrams Rebillard
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 384 pages
Primary Genre Textile artworks

About Suzanne Abrams Rebillard

Georgia Frank (Edited By) Georgia Frank is Professor of Religion at Colgate University. Andrew Jacobs (Edited By) Andrew S. Jacobs is Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University. Susan Holman (Edited By) Susan R. Holman is the Eckrich Chair and Professor of Religion and the Healing Arts at Valparaiso University.

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