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Carnal Knowing: Female Nakedness and Religious Meaning in the Christian West

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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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