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Carnal Knowing: Female Nakedness and Religious Meaning in the Christian West
An exploration of the power of visual and verbal representations of female nakedness throughout Western Christian history. Margaret Miles looks at how men have treated women's bodies - in their actions, art and writings, and why, in Christian history, naked female bodies have symbolized shame.
Paperback, 254 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Wipf & Stock Publishers
(first published 1989)
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