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Introduction

Ronald K. Rittgers

in The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction opens by observing the universal human desire to find meaning in the midst of the meaning-destroying forces of suffering and death. It discusses the human effort to construct ... More


The Arrival of Christianity

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how pornography became obscene during the Christian era. It begins with a discussion of the Christian Church's teachings on sex, and especially the general teachings from St. ... More


3 The Arrival of Christianity

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how pornography became obscene during the Christian era. It begins with a discussion of the Christian Church's teachings on sex, and especially the general teachings from St. ... More


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