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Unsavory Seduction and Manipulation

Eric M. Cave

in Manipulation: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199338207
eISBN:
9780190228446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338207.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In a scene from Neil Strauss’s The Game, Ross Jeffries turns his “Speed Seduction” techniques on a waitress. Jeffries evokes remembered feelings of sexual attraction in the waitress, then ... More


Seduction, Resistance, and Redemption: “Turning Turk” and the Embodiment of Christian Faith

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

in Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the influence of the Ottoman Empire in the everyday lives of English Christians. It looks at the conversion to Islam, which is believed to transform a person's ... More


Seduction

Calum Carmichael

in Sex and Religion in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153774
eISBN:
9780300153781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153774.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains that the sexual seduction of the Samaritan woman by Jesus leads to a religious conviction on her part that he is the Messiah. The connection between sexual seduction and ... More


Pentheus and Teiresias

Pietro Pucci

in Euripides’s Revolution under Cover: An Essay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700613
eISBN:
9781501704055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700613.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Teiresias's attempt to convince Pentheus to accept Dionysism. In the first part of his appeal to Pentheus, before the king orders his men to destroy Teiresias's religious seat, ... More


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