The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences Call for Applications for the Academic Year 2018-2019 The Martin Buber Society of Fellows aims at fostering inter-disciplinary academic discourse at the highest level among outstanding young scholars (post-doctoral). Scholars who have completed their PhD at an Israeli or German university, as well as citizens of...
Coming on 6-7 September: Building disciplinary bridges for research and recognition of intersexed bodies
Book publication: Yonatan Moss, "Incorruptible Bodies: Christology, Society and Authority in Late Antiquity" (Christianity in Late Antiquity 1; Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2016)
In the early sixth-century eastern Roman Empire, anti-Chalcedonian leaders Severus of Antioch and Julian of Halicarnassus debated the nature of Jesus's body: Was it corruptible prior to its resurrection from the dead? Viewing the controversy in light of late antiquity’s multiple images of the ‘body of Christ,’ Yonatan Moss reveals the underlying political, ritual, and cultural stakes and the long...