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.
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.