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  • Foundations of Violenceby Grace M Jantzen; Grace M. Jantzen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    The pursuit of death and the love of death has characterized Western culture from Homeric times through centuries of Christianity, taking particular deadly shapes in Western postmodernity. This necrophilia shows itself in destruction and violence, in a focus on other worlds and degradation of this one, and in hatred of the body, sense and sexuality.... more...

  • Violence to Eternityby Grace M. Jantzen; Jeremy Carrette; Morny Joy

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95

    In this volume Grace M. Jantzen continues her groundbreaking analysis of death and beauty in western thought by examining the religious roots of death and violence in the Jewish and Christian tradition, which underlie contemporary values. She shows how man?s fear of the female is often implicated in religious violence and in her critique of the... more...

  • A Place of Springsby Grace M. Jantzen; Jeremy Carrette; Morny Joy

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.95

    In this book Grace Jantzen constructs a Quaker spirituality of beauty as a theological-philosophical response to a world preoccupied with death and violence. Having mapped the foundations of western cultural violence in the Greco-Roman period and the Judea-Christian tradition in Foundations of Violence and Violence to Eternity , she now offers... more...

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