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Carnal Knowing: Female Nakedness and Religious Meaning in the Christian West [Paperback]

By Margaret R. Miles (Author)
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An exploration of the power of visual and verbal representations of female nakedness throughout Western Christian history. Margaret Miles looks at how men have treated women's bodies - in their actions, art and writings, and why, in Christian history, naked female bodies have symbolized shame.

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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Pages   254
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.73 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2006
Publisher   Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN  159752901X  
ISBN13  9781597529013  

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More About Margaret R. Miles

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Margaret R. Miles is Dean and d Academic Vice-President of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and is President of the American Academy of Religion. She was formerly Bussey Professor of historical Theology at Harvard University. Her previous books include Image as Insight: Visual Understanding in Western Christianity and Secular Culture, Carnal Knowing: female Nakedness and Religious Meaning in the Christian West, Seeing an Believing: Religion and values in the Movies, and, most recently, Reading for Life: Beauty, Pluralism, and Responsibility (1998).

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