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Gruesome Deaths and Celibate Lives: Christian Martyrs and Ascetics

Aideen M. Hartney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675426
eISBN:
9781781380567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675426.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From the ranks of the early Christian faithful emerged colourful personalities who seized the imagination and held the attention of the rest of their community. This they achieved either by their ... More


Expanding the Self

Stephen C. Angle

in Growing Moral: A Confucian Guide to Life

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190062897
eISBN:
9780190062927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062897.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with some evidence of the Confucian rejection of selflessness, and then turns to a clearer explanation of what selfishness is and why it is so problematic. Next it explores the ... More


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