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'n Politieke tegnologie van die vroeê Christen se gepynigde liggaam

J.N. Vorster
Verbum et Ecclesia | Skrif en Kerk: Vol 22, No 2 | a664 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v22i2.664 | © 2001 J.N. Vorster | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 August 2001 | Published: 11 August 2001

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J.N. Vorster, Universiteit van Suid-Afrika, South Africa

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The early Christian martyr is usually only seen in terms of testimony or witness. It is argued that a political technology of the body enables us to see the manner in which the pained body of the early Christian martyr functioned as a space upon which political strategies for the empowerment of interested parties were enacted.


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