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The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity

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The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity - Brown, Peter

In his monumental book Peter Brown addresses the practice of permanent sexual renunciation--continence, celibacy, and life-long virginity--that developed in Christian circles from the first to the fifth centuries A.D. Brown vividly describes the early Christians and their strange, disturbing preoccupations. He follows in detail the reflection and ... Read More

The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity 1990, Columbia University Press

ISBN-13: 9780231061018

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The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity 1988, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780231061001

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