“As it Was in the Beginning…”

The Modern Problem of the Ancient Self

Authors

  • Russell McCutcheon University of Alabama

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v39i2.010

Keywords:

self, Hippolytos, private religion

Abstract

This paper is a response to Vaia Touna's conference paper.

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Published

2010-05-11

How to Cite

McCutcheon, R. (2010). “As it Was in the Beginning…”: The Modern Problem of the Ancient Self. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 39(2), 37-45. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.v39i2.010

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Section

Greco-Roman Religions in Focus

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