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Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature

by Gay Byron

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7488129M
ISBN 100415243688
ISBN 109780415243681

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This study provides a welcome challenge to scholarship that claims that early Christianity was colour-blind and all-inclusive or that ignores the polemical use of colour-coded terminology altogether.'. Symbolic Blackness and Ethnic Difference in Early Christian Literature by Gay Byron,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Black = proper name; 3. black = colour or ethnic identity; 4. blackness = colour symbolism. Ethno-centric rhetoric is, in effect, a circumlocution for racial prejudice.

One of the difficulties I have had in trying to formulate my comments on this book lies in my own understanding of racial : Anthony Alcock. The second half of the book focuses on particular areas identified in her taxonomy in order to offer closer readings of the relevant sources.

In the first of these (chap. 3), she isolates blackness as symbolic for evil. Symbolic Blackness and ethnic difference in early Christian literature / Gay L. Byron. Format Book Published London ; New York: Routledge, Description xii, p.

; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. Subject headings Bible. New Testament--Socio-rhetorical criticism. In addition, the book was too thin and short to properly address some of the deeper questions of race and 'blackness' in early Christian discourse.

However, Byron's strength lies in challenging some of the previous assertions about notable cases of 'blacks' in patristic writings, exegesis, Biblical passions and commentary, and monastic writings based on the desert fathers of.

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