An early history of compassion : emotion and imagination in Hellenistic Judaism /

"In this book, Françoise Mirguet traces the appropriation and reinterpretation of pity by Greek-speaking Jewish communities of late antiquity. Pity--sometimes also understood as compassion--is, in the literature of these communities, a spontaneous and embodied feeling, a virtue to extend to al...

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Main Author: Mirguet, Françoise, 1980- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Main Stacks

Call Number: 296.3677 M676e
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