Introduction

Authors

  • Jessica Hughes Open University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bar.36481

Keywords:

ancient religioin, contemporary religion

Author Biography

Jessica Hughes, Open University

Jessica Hughes is a Lecturer in Classical Studies at The Open University. She works on material religion, classical reception studies and the cultural history of the Italian region of Campania. She has recently published the monograph Votive Body Parts in Greek and Roman Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and is currently researching material religion and cultural memory at the Catholic Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary in Pompeii.

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Published

2018-06-14

How to Cite

Hughes, J. (2018). Introduction. Body and Religion, 2(1), 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1558/bar.36481

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