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The Sensual GodHow the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless$
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Aviad Kleinberg

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231174701

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.001.0001

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(p.82) Chapter Nine Tasteless
The Sensual God

Aviad Kleinberg

Columbia University Press

Where God's invitation to eat his flesh raises unexpected problems. What do we do with spiders and mice and where in the digestive system does the Eucharist turn back into flour and wine before things get really nasty.

Keywords:   Taste, Eucharist, Eucharistic miracles, Innocent III, Eating God, Vomiting God

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