THE BODY AND SOCIETY Men, Women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity

  title={THE BODY AND SOCIETY Men, Women and sexual renunciation in early Christianity},
  author={Peter Robert Lamont Brown},
PrefaceIntroductionPart I. From Paul to anthony1. Body and City2. From Apostle to Apologist: Sexual Order and Sexual Renunciation in the Early Church3. Martyrdom, Prophecy and Continence: Hermas to Tertullian4. "To Undo the Works of Women": Marcion, Tatian and the Encratites5. "When You Make the Two One": Valentinus and Gnostic Spiritual Guidance6. "A Faint Image of Divine Providence": Clement of Alexandria7. "A Promiscuous Brotherhood and Sisterhood": Men and Women in the Christian Churches8… 

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