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By Steven Weitzman

Many contemporary stories have argued that the self is a contemporary invention, an idea constructed within the final 3 centuries. faith and the Self in Antiquity demanding situations that concept by way of offering a chain of experiences that discover the origins, formation, and bounds of the self in the religions of the traditional Mediterranean international. Drawing on contemporary paintings at the physique, gender, sexuality, the anthropology of the senses, and tool, individuals make a robust case that the heritage of the self does certainly commence in antiquity, constructing as Western faith itself developed.

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