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Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

J. M. F. Heath

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter gives a brief account of the occasion for, character, and significance of a study of Paul's visual piety, introducing issues to be explored in the rest of Part One. It emphasizes that ... More


The Memory of the Eyes: Pilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity

Georgia Frank

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222052
eISBN:
9780520924352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222052.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Pilgrims in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land during the fourth and fifth centuries ad often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places. This is the first comprehensive ... More


Sundar Singh and the Oriental Christ of the West

Timothy S. Dobe

in Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter situates Sundar Singh in three contexts: first, Orientalist ideas of Indians as a “spiritual race”; second, the visual piety that enabled Sundar Singh to appear as the “Oriental Christ” ... More


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