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Of virgins and martyrs

David Jacobson

Of virgins and martyrs

women"s sexuality in global conflict

by David Jacobson

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Sex role,
  • War and society,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • Identity,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Jacobson
    SeriesThemes in global social change
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1075 .J34 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25276734M
    ISBN 101421407531, 142140754X, 1421408287
    ISBN 109781421407531, 9781421407548, 9781421408286
    LC Control Number2012013954

      A couple observations. First, nonfundamentalist Muslims don’t take the cosmological parts of the Koran any more literally than nonfundamentalist Christians take the biblical story of Genesis. They understand the bits about virgins and so on as metaphors for the ineffable joys of the afterlife. Second, while dreams of celestial babes may. Saula, Martha, and Companions, Virgins and Martyrs, at Cologne, on the 20th of October. Natalis, Alexander, and the authors of the New Paris Breviary take this Saula to be the same with Ursula. The Bollandists promise new memoirs relating to these martyrs; all the acts which have been published are universally rejected.

    Since church fathers often spoke in glowing, almost worshipful, terms of both virgins and martyrs, it was natural that they would hail this young girl, martyred in about A.D. The early-5th. In Of Virgins and Martyrs, David Jacobson takes the reader on a fascinating tour of how self-identity developed throughout history and what individualism means for Muslim societies struggling to. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Waterville, Me. Donor belvederetiburonlibrary Edition 1st ed. External-identifierPages:

    The belief that the Koran promises 72 virgins in heaven for Muslim martyrs is the result of a monumental "mistranslation," according to Islam scholar Irshad Manji, who claims that these individuals are, instead, offered "raisins" after death. "Nowhere in the Koran does it promise 72 virgins, 70 virgins, 48 virgins. What it promises, as far as heave.   Of Virgins and Martyrs by David Jacobson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(52). Virgins, Martyrs, Monks and Saints: Early Christianity. Department of Religious Studies. About People Spring Faculty Office Hours *The Secret Book According to John, in The Gnostic Scriptures, trans. Bentley Layton (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, ),


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