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Title The early Christian book [electronic resource] / edited by William E. Klingshirn & Linda Safran.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2007.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 314 p., [28] leaves of plates : ill.
Series CUA studies in early Christianity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-305) and index.
Contents Introduction : from binding to burning / Philip Rousseau -- Making the book -- The word made visible : the exterior of the early Christian book as visual argument / John Lowden -- Books and book production in the monastic communities of Byzantine Egypt / Chrysi Kotsifou -- Constructing texts -- Talmud and "fathers of the church" : theologies and the making of books / Daniel Boyarin -- The Syriac Book of women : text and metatext / Catherine Burris -- Passages and places -- Through the looking glass darkly : Jerome inside the book / Catherine M. Chin -- City of books : Augustine and the world as text / Gillian Clark -- Ceremony and the law -- Judging by the book : Christian codices and late antique legal culture / Caroline Humfress -- The symbolics of bookburning : the establishment of a Christian ritual of persecution / Daniel Sarefield -- Texts and the body -- Engendering palimpsests : reading the textual tradition of the Acts of Paul and Thecla / Kim Haines-Eitzen -- Holy texts, holy men, and holy scribes : aspects of Scriptural holiness in late antiquity / Claudia Rapp -- Theory and the book -- Sanctum, lector, percense volumen : snakes, readers, and the whole text in Prudentius's Hamartigenia / Catherine Conybeare -- Theory, or the dream of the book (Mallarme to Blanchot) / Mark Vessey.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.
Christian literature, Early -- Publishing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Klingshirn, William E.
Safran, Linda.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813214866 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813214863 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813220642 (electronic bk.)

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