A Spiritual Economy Hardback

Gift Exchange in the Letters of Paul of Tarsus

by Thomas R. Blanton;

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A Spiritual Economy

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The exchange of gifts is a fundamental part of society and a foundational element in Greco-Roman religions. Combining theories of gift exchange, both modern and Greco-Roman, Thomas Blanton reveals how religious discourse-in the guise of "spiritual gifts" believed to come from Israel's god-is instrumental in the formation of sociopolitical hierarchies and the assignment of honor and prestige. Blanton uses an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates religion, classics, sociology, and anthropology to investigate the economy of gift exchange shown in Paul's letters.

A Spiritual Economy by Thomas R. Blanton was published by Yale University Press in January 2017. The ISBN for A Spiritual Economy is 9780300220407.

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Details for A Spiritual Economy

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherYale University Press (January 2017)
Number of Pages224
Thickness20 mm
Height235 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4450181
Page last updated 16th April 2018
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