BODY AND SOCIETY: MEN, WOMEN AND SEXUAL RENUNCIATION IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY
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Jul 01,  · First published in , Peter Brown's The Body and Society was a groundbreaking study of the marriage and sexual practices of early Christians in the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. Brown focuses on the practice of permanent sexual renunciation-continence, celibacy, and lifelong virginity-in Christian circles from the first to the fifth centuries A.D. and traces early Christians. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity (Columbia Classics in Religion) at bernoonduang.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(14). Apr 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Body & Society: Men, Women & Sexual book by Peter R.L. Brown. In his monumental book Peter Brown addresses the practice of permanent sexual renunciation--continence, celibacy, and life-long virginity--that developed in Free shipping over $/5(3). Apr 03,  · Here the beam is the ethic of sexual renunciation, the wider issue is the nexus between Christian notions of the body and the body politic from Paul to Augustine. The Brown revolution in the historiography of late antiquity set impossibly high expectations for this long awaited book, soon followed by the paperback edition.

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