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Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion)

by Virginia Burrus

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Hellenic languages,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion / Church History,
  • Ancient and Classical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11345627M
    ISBN 100812240448
    ISBN 109780812240443

      The Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography, and: Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (review) Jennifer Wright Knust; The Catholic Historical Review; The Catholic University of America Press; Vol Number 4, October ; pp. ; /cat; Review ; View Citation; Additional Information. Contemporary Western readers may find it surprising that honor and shame, patronage and reciprocity, kinship and family, and purity and pollution offer us keys to interpreting the New Testament. But as recent scholarship has proposed and as David deSilva demonstrates, paying attention to these cultural themes opens our eyes and ears to new discoveries and deeper understanding/5(5).

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Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion) by Virginia Burrus Download PDF EPUB FB2

In her highly interesting book, Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saint, and other abject Subjects," Saints Burrus explores shame as it played out in the early Christian centuries. The main topics are martyrs, the theology of Incarnation, desert asceticism, and confessional works, most particularly the "Confession" of Saint Augustine.4/5.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion).5/5(1). Shame is an emotion of which we frequently seem deeply ashamed.

Famously the great inhibitor, shame at once suppresses and intensifies other affects with which it binds.¹ Shame can even bind with shame: “Shame, indeed, covers shame itself—it is shameful to express shame.”² Evidence of this (if we needed any) is the fact that, until lately, shame has been a taboo topic even among.

The Paperback of the Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects by Virginia Burrus at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Virginia Burrus. Focusing on late antiquity, she explores a range of fascinating phenomena, from the flamboyant performances of martyrs to the imagined abjection of Christ, from the self-humiliating disciplines of ascetics to the intimate disclosures of Augustine.

Burrus argues that Christianity innovated less by replacing shame with guilt than by embracing by: Read Saving Shame by Virginia Burrus for free with a 30 day free trial.

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Ratings 5/5(1). ‘Saving shame’. The book tells of outcast and downcast (‘abject’) persons and themes (‘subjects’), of sad souls in search of humility, of rejected and dejected martyrs, religious ascetics, and the like; it will, by description and analysis, explain and validate the shame which itself ‘saves’.Author: L.

Wickham. Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects This book reexamines the role of shame in the development of a Christian cultural identity as established via the developing ascetic ideals of Christianity in the first seven centuries CE.

SAVING SHAME: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (Divinations) | Burrus, Virginia | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.5/5(1).

Saving Shame is a cogent apologia for reinterpreting the multiple faces of shame not only for historians of antiquity and early church history, but for social and intellectual historians of medieval, early modern, and modern church history as well as for historical theologians."-Sixteenth Century Journal "Burrus presents a provocative thesis 4/5(8).

Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, And Other Abject Subjects by Burrus, Virginia Virginia Burrus explores one of the strongest and most disturbing aspects of the Christian tradition, its excessive preoccupation with shame. Saving shame. Martyrs, saints, and other abject subjects.

By Virginia Burrus. (Divinations. Rereading Late Ancient Religion.) Pp. xii+ Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (7. Request PDF | On Oct 1,L. Wickham and others published Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and other Abject Subjects. By VIRGINIA BURRUS. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Lionel Wickham.

Saving shame: martyrs, saints, and other abject subjects. [Virginia Burrus] -- "Virginia Burrus explores one of the strongest and most disturbing aspects of the Christian tradition, its excessive preoccupation with shame.

Saving Shame Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects Virginia Burrus. pages | 6 x 9 Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion "An intellectually rich exploration of the theological dimensions of shame in early Christian literature.

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REVIEW OF VIRGINIA BURRUS, SAVING SHAME: MARTYRS, SAINTS AND OTHER ABJECT SUBJECTS (PHILADELPHIA: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS, ) Michael Carden, University of Queensland This volume is another in the series, Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion, published through University of Pennsylvania Press.

The pivotal values of the ancient world were honor and shame - the worth one had in the eyes of one's neighbor. Here, Jerome Neyrey clarifies what praise and blame meant to Matthew and his audience.

He examines the traditional literary forms for bestowing honor and praise and the conventional grounds for awarding them in Matthew's world.4/5(1).Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion by Virginia Burrus.

ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more Saving Shame. Embed."This fine book detects a vibrant eroticism in tales of fourth- and fifth-century saints.

After The Sex Lives of Saints hagiography will never be the same." She is author of Ancient Christian Ecopoetics and Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects.