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Bodies and Heroes

Brian R. Doak

in Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 opens the terms of exploration for the study—defining the “hero” as one who acts at the intersection of warrior, royal, and founding roles. Biblical authors paid significant attention to ... More


Conclusion: Toward a Tattoo Etiquette

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The American history of heavily tattooed women began in the circus sideshow, a place where women quickly outshone men with their double allure of tattoos and revealing flesh. Tattooing has always ... More


The Experience: Body Rituals

Nurit Stadler

in Voices of the Ritual

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197501306
eISBN:
9780197501337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501306.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter the author analyzes the ritualistic inner experience in female sacred places. The author shows the centrality of the body and the “ritual of the body in motion.” As mentioned in the ... More


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