The Body and Society

Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity

Author: Peter Brown
ISBN: 9780231061018

Addresses the practice of permanent sexual renunciation that developed in Christian circles from the first to the fifth centuries AD. This book describes the early Christians and their preoccupations. It follows the reflection and controversy these notions generated among Christian writers. It is intended for classicists and medievalists.

Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1988-01-01

Subjects: Religion / Christianity / General

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