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Author Gaca, Kathy L

Title The making of fornication : eros, ethics, and political reform in Greek philosophy and early Christianity / Kathy L. Gaca
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 359 pages)
Series The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
Hellenistic culture and society ; 40
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature.
Hellenistic culture and society ; 40.
Contents 1. Introduction: Ancient Greek Sexual Blueprints for Social Order; PART I: GREEK PHILOSOPHICAL SEXUAL REFORMS; 2. Desire's Hunger and Plato the Regulator; 3. Crafting Eros through the Stoic Logos of Nature; 4. The Reproductive Technology of the Pythagoreans; PART II: GREEK BIBLICAL SEXUAL RULES AND THEIR REWORKING BY PAUL AND PHILO; 5. Rival Plans for God's Sexual Program in the Pentateuch and Paul; 6. From the Prophets to Paul: Converting Whore Culture into the Lord's Veiled Bride; 7. Philo's Reproductive City of God
Summary This work provides a reassessment of the emergence and nature of Christian sexual morality, the dominant moral paradigm in Western society since late antiquity. It shows that early Christian goals to eradicate fornication were derived from the sexual rules and poetic norms of the Greek bible
Analysis Teologi Teologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-335) and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR platform, viewed December 13, 2023)
Subject Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines
Philosophy, Ancient -- Influence
Sexual ethics -- History
15.51 Antiquity.
08.21 Ancient philosophy.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ethics.
RELIGION -- Antiquities & Archaeology.
Philosophy, Ancient -- Influence
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines
Sexual ethics
Frühchristentum
Philosophie
Sexualethik
Seksuele ethiek.
Buitenechtelijke relaties.
Oudheid.
Griechenland Altertum
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002012604
ISBN 9780520929463
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