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The Resource Born again bodies : flesh and spirit in American Christianity, R. Marie Griffith

Born again bodies : flesh and spirit in American Christianity, R. Marie Griffith

Label
Born again bodies : flesh and spirit in American Christianity
Title
Born again bodies
Title remainder
flesh and spirit in American Christianity
Statement of responsibility
R. Marie Griffith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Born Again Bodies' explores a modern manifestation of religious asceticism. Using literature with titles such as 'What Would Jesus Eat?' the promoters of Christian diet programmes are enrolling hundreds of thousands of Americans prepared to believe that fat people won't make it to heaven
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffith, R. Marie
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
California studies in food and culture
Series volume
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Human body
  • United States
  • Protestantism
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
  • Human body
  • Human body
  • Protestantism
  • United States
  • Lichaamscultuur
  • Christendom
  • Verenigde Staten
Label
Born again bodies : flesh and spirit in American Christianity, R. Marie Griffith
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
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
1. Gluttons for regimen: Anglo-Protestant culture and the reorientation of appetite -- The diet of angels: fasting in early modern Anglo-American Protestanism -- Gospels of physick: sexual regulation, bodily pleasure and perfection -- Phrenology and somatic authenticity -- 2. Sculptors of our own exterior: new thought physiques -- "Nothing but a dense shadow": the body as delusion? -- Corresponding bodies -- Femal sexual pleasure and mystical communion: reproducing a civilized race -- Regimens shaping bodies to come -- 3. Minding the body: divergent paths of new thought perfectionism -- Living on air: gospels of fasting, conquest, and purgation -- William Sheldon's metaphysical somatotypes -- God in a body: gastronomy and black power -- 4. Pray the weight away: shaping devotional fitness culture -- Shedd-ing pounds: scripture and devotional practice in service to weight loss -- The burgeoning Christian diet culture -- From empathy to authority: shifting models of expertise -- Religious devotion to thinness outside mainstream Protestanism -- 5. "Don't eat that": denial, indulgence, and exclusion in Christian diet culture -- Poisoned bodies, blemished souls: food as taint and transgression -- Loved on a smaller scale: women, weight, and the divine lover above -- The power of perfection: purified bodies and racialized worlds -- Epilogue: bodies in crisis?
Control code
ocm56727227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 323 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417545179
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxmdx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56727227
Label
Born again bodies : flesh and spirit in American Christianity, R. Marie Griffith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-302) and index
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
1. Gluttons for regimen: Anglo-Protestant culture and the reorientation of appetite -- The diet of angels: fasting in early modern Anglo-American Protestanism -- Gospels of physick: sexual regulation, bodily pleasure and perfection -- Phrenology and somatic authenticity -- 2. Sculptors of our own exterior: new thought physiques -- "Nothing but a dense shadow": the body as delusion? -- Corresponding bodies -- Femal sexual pleasure and mystical communion: reproducing a civilized race -- Regimens shaping bodies to come -- 3. Minding the body: divergent paths of new thought perfectionism -- Living on air: gospels of fasting, conquest, and purgation -- William Sheldon's metaphysical somatotypes -- God in a body: gastronomy and black power -- 4. Pray the weight away: shaping devotional fitness culture -- Shedd-ing pounds: scripture and devotional practice in service to weight loss -- The burgeoning Christian diet culture -- From empathy to authority: shifting models of expertise -- Religious devotion to thinness outside mainstream Protestanism -- 5. "Don't eat that": denial, indulgence, and exclusion in Christian diet culture -- Poisoned bodies, blemished souls: food as taint and transgression -- Loved on a smaller scale: women, weight, and the divine lover above -- The power of perfection: purified bodies and racialized worlds -- Epilogue: bodies in crisis?
Control code
ocm56727227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 323 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417545179
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxmdx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56727227

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