Raised on Christian milk : food and the formation of the soul in early Christianity 9780300222760, 0300222769

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Raised on Christian milk : food and the formation of the soul in early Christianity
 9780300222760, 0300222769

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Table of contents :
Cover
Half Title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION: Same Essence, Same Food: Nourishment, Formation, and Education in Early Christianity
ONE: The Symbolic Power of Food in the Greco-Roman World
TWO: Mother’s Milk as Ethno-religious Essence in Ancient Judaism
THREE: Ruminating on Paul’s Food in the Second Century
FOUR: Animal, Vegetable, Milk: Origen’s Dietary System
FIVE: Gregory of Nyssa at the Breast of the Bridegroom
SIX: Milk Without Growth: Augustine and the Limits of Formation
Conclusion
Notes, with List of Abbreviations
Bibliography
Index of Subjects
A
B
C
C
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
Y
Index of Ancient Sources

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