Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780195171297
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918140 | DOI:

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The introduction begins with a striking example of a “gendered palimpsest”: the variant readings in 1 Clement that differ by giving women a voice or silencing them. The remainder of the chapter treats the multiple intersections of books and bodies in early Christianity. Finally, the chapter outlines the general contents of the book.

Keywords: 1 Clement; bodies; books; early Christianity; image; palimpsest; representation; word

Chapter.  5018 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Early Christianity

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