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Food, Ritual and Power

McGowan, Andrew B. (2005) Food, Ritual and Power. In: Late Ancient Christianity. A Peoples History of Christianity in the Roman World , 2 . Augsburg Fortress Press, pp. 145-164. ISBN 0800634126

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Abstract

This study explores the dynamic between the use of food as meal and liturgical symbol, and the power differentials associated with that dynamic, in early Christian communities.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Food, ritual, eucharist, symbol, power,
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 03:03
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015 01:35
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/76

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