Table of contents for Scenting salvation : ancient Christianity and the olfactory imagination / Susan Ashbrook Harvey.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements	5
Abbreviations	11
Introduction	15
Chapter One: The Olfactory Context: Smelling in the Early Christian World	29
i. A Martyr's Scent	29	ii. Sacrifice: the Aroma of Relation	44	iii. Daily 
Smells: Powers and Promises	57	iv. God's Perfume: Imagined Glory and the Scent of 
Life	82
Chapter Two-The Christian Body: Ritually Fashioned Experience	97
i. A New Place	97	ii. A Revelatory World	100	iii. Participatory 
Knowing: Ritual Scents and Devotional Uses	109
iv. Participatory Knowing: Scents and Sense	135	Excursus: Incense Offerings in the 
Syriac Transitus Mariae	145
Chapter Three-Olfaction and Christian Knowing	157	i. Sense Perception in the 
Ancient Mind	159	ii. Christian Senses in a Christian World	166	iii. Olfactory 
Analogies as Theological Tools	179	iv. Revelatory Scents: Olfaction and Identity
	196	v. Remembering Knowledge: Liturgical Commentaries	209
Excursus: On the Sinful Woman in Syriac Tradition	230 Chapter Four-Redeeming 
Scents: Ascetic Models	241	i. The Smell of Danger: Marking Sensory Contexts
	243	ii. The Fragrance of Virtue: Re-ordering Olfactory Experience	251
iii. The Spiritual Senses: Re-locating Perception	262	iv. Ascetic Practice and 
Embodied Liturgy	281	v. The Stylite's Model	291	vi. A Syriac Tradition 
Continued	308 Chapter Five-Sanctity and Stench	313	i. Ascetic Stench: 
Sensation and Dissonance	313	ii. Stench and Morality: Mortality and Sin	320
	iii. Ascetic Senses	328	iv. Holy Stench, Holy Weapon	332 Chapter 
Six-Resurrection, Sensation, and Knowledge	346	i. Bodily Expectation	346
	ii. Salvific Knowing	358
Notes	375
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Smell -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Senses and sensation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Odors.
Worship.
Sacrifice.