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By Steven Weitzman

Many fresh experiences have argued that the self is a latest invention, an idea built within the final 3 centuries. faith and the Self in Antiquity demanding situations that concept through featuring a chain of experiences that discover the origins, formation, and boundaries of the self in the religions of the traditional Mediterranean global. Drawing on fresh paintings at the physique, gender, sexuality, the anthropology of the senses, and gear, individuals make a robust case that the historical past of the self does certainly commence in antiquity, constructing as Western faith itself developed.

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