The Resource The ethics of obscene speech in early Christianity and its environment, by Jeremy F. Hultin

The ethics of obscene speech in early Christianity and its environment, by Jeremy F. Hultin

Label
The ethics of obscene speech in early Christianity and its environment
Title
The ethics of obscene speech in early Christianity and its environment
Statement of responsibility
by Jeremy F. Hultin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book aims to contextualize early Christian rhetoric about foul language by asking such questions as: Where was foul language encountered? What were the conventional arguments for avoiding (or for using) obscene words? How would the avoidance of such speech have been interpreted by others? A careful examination of the ancient uses of and discourse about foul language illuminates the moral logic implicit in various Jewish and Christian texts (e.g. "Sirach", "Colossians", "Ephesians", the "Didache", and the writings of Clement of Alexandria). Although
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
241/.69509015
Index
index present
LC call number
BV4597.53.C64
LC item number
H85 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Supplements to Novum Testamentum,
Series volume
v. 128
Label
The ethics of obscene speech in early Christianity and its environment, by Jeremy F. Hultin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-260) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A survey of foul language in the ancient world -- What is foul language? -- Plato and Aristotle on foul language -- Plato and the dangers of mimesis -- Aristotle and the bounds of humor -- Abuse -- Laws against slander -- Religious rites -- Excursus : the language of some love charms -- Comedy -- New forms of comic drama -- Literary obscenities -- Epigram -- Tales of sexual adventures and sex manuals -- Ovid's culpa -- Speech, character, and self-definition -- Speech as it relates to character -- Speech as it defined specific groups -- Cynics and shameless speech -- Stoics -- The linguistic roots of the stoic ethics of foul language -- Excursus : Bryson the Megarian -- Changes in stoic (and cynic) views of obscene speech -- Jewish scripture and earliest Christianity -- Prophetic scatology -- Wisdom literature and Ben Sirach -- Jesus -- James -- Didache 3:3 and the two ways -- Paul -- Galatians 5:12 -- Philippians 3:8: [Greek text] -- Colossians and Ephesians -- Colossians 3:8 -- Colossians 4:6 : "season your speech with salt" -- Ephesians -- Exegesis of Ephesians 5:3-14 -- "Let them not even be named among you" (Eph 5:3) -- "Shameful even to mention" (Eph 5:12) -- Speech rules in 1QS -- Profaning a sanctum -- Not fitting for holy ones -- Speech and Christian identities -- Clement of Alexandria on foul language -- The divine paedagogue and Christian manners -- On foul language -- Excursus : Clement and the Didache -- A "deeper logos" about foul language -- Comparing Clement
Control code
ocn711004452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 279 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047433675
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004168039.i-279
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34385861
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711004452
  • pebcs128306104X

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