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Deep and wide study of 2,000 years of Christian thought on the human body Does Christianity scorn our bodies? Friedrich Nietzsche thought so, and many others since him have thought the same. Ola Sigurdson contends, to the contrary, that Christianity -- understood properly -- in fact affirms human embodiment. Presenting his constructive contributions to theology in relation to both historical and contemporary conceptions of the body, Sigurdson begins by investigating the anthropological implications of the doctrine of the incarnation. He then delves into the concept of the gaze and discusses a specifically Christian -gaze of faith- that focuses on God embodied in Jesus. Finally, he weaves these strands into a contemporary Christian theology of embodiment. Sigurdson's profound engagement with the whole history of Christian life and thought not only elucidates the spectrum of Christian perspectives on the body but also models a way of thinking historically and systematically that other theologians will find stimulating and challenging.

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Author by Sigurdson
Genre eBook Human body
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ISBN Number 9780802871664

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Richard Dyer's classic study of movie stars and stardom has been updated, with a new introduction by the author discussing the rise of celebrity culture and developments in the study of stars since publication of the first edition in 1986. Dyer's illuminating study is based around case studies of three major stars: Marilyn Monroe, Paul Robeson and Judy Garland. He draws on a wide range of sources, including the films in which each star appeared, to illustrate how each star's persona was constructed, and goes on to examine each within the context of particular issues in fan culture and stardom. Students of film and cultural studies will find this an invaluable part of there course reading.

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Author by Department of Film Studies Richard Dyer
Genre eBook Performing Arts
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ISBN Number 9780415310260

Astronomy The Science Of The Heavenly Bodies


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Author by David Peck Todd
Genre eBook Astronomy
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ISBN Number 9781465513120

Theory Of The Motion Of The Heavenly Bodies Moving About The Sun In Conic Sections


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Author by Carl Friedrich Gauss
Genre eBook Orbits
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ISBN Number UOM:39015048549912

The Heavenly Bodies


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Author by William Miller
Genre eBook Life on other planets
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ISBN Number UOM:39015012089937

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A visual history of the remains of the saints and holy relics found in the subterranean passageways and tombs beneath Rome, featuring skeletons dressed in elaborate silks and lace, wigs, crowns jewels and armor. 10,000 first printing.

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Author by Paul Koudounaris
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 0500251959

Theory Of The Motion Of The Heavenly Bodies Moving About The Sun In Conic Sections A Translation Of Carl Frdr Gauss Theoria Motus


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Author by Carl Friedrich Gauß
Genre eBook
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ISBN Number BSB:BSB10049140

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"A modern love story that alludes to both Greek and Elizabethan theatre"--Back cover.

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Author by Kerry Lynch
Genre eBook
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ISBN Number 0473432927

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National Book Award Finalist 2012 In this blistering collection of lyric poems, Cynthia Huntington gives an intimate view of the sexual revolution and rebellion in a time before the rise of feminism. Heavenly Bodies is a testament to the duality of sex, the twin seductiveness and horror of drug addiction, and the social, political, and personal dramas of America in the 1960s. From the sweetness of purloined blackberries to the bitter taste of pills, the ginger perfume of the Hawaiian Islands to the scream of the winter wind, Huntington’s fearless and candid poems offer a feast for the senses that is at once mystical and earthy, cynical and surreal. Echoing throughout are some of the most famous—and infamous—voices of the times: Joan Baez and Charles Manson, Frank Zappa and Betty Friedan. Jinns and aliens beckon while cities burn and revolutionaries thunder for change. At the center is the semiautobiographical Suzy Creamcheese, sensual and rebellious, both almighty and powerless in her sexuality. Achingly tender yet brutally honest, Heavenly Bodies is an unflinching reflection on the most personal of physical and emotional journeys. Univeristy Press Books for Public and Secondary Schools 2013 edition Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry, 2012

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Author by Cynthia Huntington
Genre eBook Poetry
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ISBN Number 9780809330645

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Since antiquity, religious beliefs and practices have inspired many of the world’s greatest works of art. These masterworks have, in turn, fueled the imaginations of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in the history of fashion. Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination explores fashion’s complex and often controversial relationship with Catholicism by examining the role of spirituality and religion in contemporary culture. This two-volume publication connects significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions. One volume features images of rarely seen objects from the Vatican —ecclesiastical garments and accessories—while the other focuses on fashions by designers such as Cristobal Balenciaga, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier, Madame Grès, Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld, Jeanne Lanvin, Claire McCardell, Thierry Mugler, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Gianni Versace. Essays by art historians and leading religious authorities provide perspective on how dress manifests—or subverts—Catholic values and ideology.

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Author by Andrew Bolton
Genre eBook Design
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ISBN Number 9781588396457