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01 June 2012

340 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199916511


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Unreliable Witnesses

Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Ross Shepard Kraemer

  • AAR Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Textual Studies category
  • An analysis of the field from a recognized leader
  • Fresh, controversial interpretation of both cornerstone and under-examined texts in the study of ancient women's religions
  • The argument that religion generally authorizes and promulgates cultural constructions of gender difference, and that this difference is almost always construed hierarchically
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