A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature

A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature


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In its twelfth volume this text examines a number of Patristic texts and early Christian documents from a feminist perspective."The Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature" is the twelfth volume in the "Feminist Companion to the Bible and Early Christian Literature" series. Presenting cutting-edge studies by both established scholars and new voices from diverse cultures and contexts, the series not only displays the range of feminist readings, but also offers essential readings for all students of the New Testament and early Christian literature.This volume examines a number of Patristic texts and early Christian documents from a feminist perspective including "Clement of Rome", "Clement of Alexandria", the "Christian Martyr" and the "Gospel of Thomas". The contributors include: Barbara Bowe, Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley, Denise Buell, Virginia Burrus, Elizabeth Castelli, Elizabeth Clark, Kathy Gaca, Robin Jensen, Ross S Kraemer, Carolyn Osiek, Carolyn Osiek, and Theresa Shaw. This book is suitable for libraries; academics; postgraduates and upper level undergraduates.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 26mm | 539.77g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • T.& T.Clark Ltd
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0567045544
  • 9780567045546

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Author Information

Amy-Jill Levine is the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion, and director of the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Maria Mayo Robbins is a doctoral candidate in Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

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"I found the work readable, stimulating, and informative" Journal for the Study for the New Testament Booklist 2009--Sanford Lakoff "Journal for the Study of the New Testament "

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