Scenting Salvation Paperback
Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination
by Susan Ashbrook Harvey;
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Using a wide array of Pagan, Jewish, and Christian sources, Susan Ashbrook Harvey examines the ancient understanding of smell through religious rituals, liturgical practices, mystagogical commentaries, literary imagery, homiletic conventions; scientific, medical, and cosmological models; ascetic disciplines, theological discourse, and eschatological expectations. In the process, she argues for a richer appreciation of ancient notions of embodiment, and of the roles the body might serve in religion.
Scenting Salvation by Susan Ashbrook Harvey was published by University of California Press in October 2015. The ISBN for Scenting Salvation is 9780520287563.
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|Page last updated||18th April 2015|
|Author / Artist||Susan Ashbrook Harvey|
|Publisher||University of California Press (October 2015)|
|Number of Pages||448|