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Love and Hate at Qumran: The Social Construction of Sectarian Emotion.
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)
Employing a "social constructionist" approach, according to which emotions are culturally conditioned expressions of values, this study considers how the sect behind 1QS used the emotions of love and hate to teach its ...
Emotion, Gender, and Greco-Roman Virtue in Joseph and Aseneth.
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2017)
Anger, courage, and philanthropia—three important elements of Greco-Roman civic life—figure prominently in the book of Joseph and Aseneth and help us uncover the book’s message. One view within Greco-Roman culture valorized ...