Sacred Scents in Early Christianity and Islam

by Mary Thurlkill (Author)
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This book examines the “sweet smells of sanctity” within early Christianity and Islam. It is a comparative study of two nascent religious communities, located in disparate times and space, employing scent to define cultural, social, and theological ideals. It will be of interest to scholars of religious studies, gender studies, and history.

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Publication Date
July 26, 2016
Publisher
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Page count
212
ISBN
9780739174531
Paper ISBN
9780739174524