by Christian Coppa
from Modern Believing Vol 58:2 - April 2017

Abstract:

Through an analysis of the sense of touch and its erotic, devotional, and tragic significance in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this essay considers how theatrical performance might contribute to a theological imagination of bodily life and its transfiguration by grace.

Keywords:

EMBODIMENT, TOUCH, TRANSFORMATION, MORTALITY, GRACE


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