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Christ's Body: Identity, Culture and Society in Late Medieval Writings

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At the very heart of Christian doctrine and late medieval practice was the image of the crucified Christ. Sarah Beckwith examines the social meaning of this image across a range of key devotional English texts, using insights from anthropology and cultural studies.
The image of the crucified Christ, she argues, acted as a place where the tensions between the sacred and the
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 10th 1996 by Routledge (first published September 9th 1993)
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