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Author Perkins, Judith, 1944-

Title The suffering self : pain and narrative representation in early Christian era / Judith Perkins
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents 1. Death as a happy ending -- 2. Marriages as happy endings -- 3. Pain without effect -- 4. Suffering and power -- 5. Healing and power : the Acts of Peter -- 6. The sick self -- 7. Ideology, not pathology -- 8. Saints' lives : the community of sufferers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-246) and index
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Subject Identification (Religion) -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-60
Pain -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 94042650
ISBN 0203210069 (electronic bk.)
0415113636 (hbk.)
0415127068 (paperback)
9780203210062 (electronic bk.)
9780415113632 (hbk.)
9780415127066 (paperback)
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