My dissertation argues that, for ancient Jews and Christians, nourishment symbolized a transformative process, a transfer of essential qualities and characteristics that could mold the one being fed into the likeness of the one doing the feeding.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Penniman, Lacte Christiano Educatus
ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Dissertation Spotlight: John Penniman. Penniman, John David. Lacte Christiano Educatus: The Symbolic Power of Nourishment in Early Christianity. PhD Dissertation, Fordham University, 2015.