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    DescriptionIn 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. It is suitable for libraries; academics; postgraduates and upper level undergraduates.


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    Title
    A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Amy-Jill Levine, Edited by Maria Mayo Robbins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780567045553
    ISBN 10: 0567045552
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25440
    BIC subject category V2: JFFK, HRCC1, HRCG9
    BISAC V2.8: REL006080
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 220.6
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 270.1082
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BR67 .F44 2008
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRMF19, QRAX, JBSF11
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    T.& T.Clark Ltd
    Publication date
    01 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    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.
    Review quote
    "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 "
    Table of contents
    Barbara E. Bowe 'Many Women Have Been Empowered through God's Grace': Feminist Contradictions and Curiosities in Clement of Rome; Denise Kimber Buell Ambiguous Legacy: A Feminist Commentary on Clement of Alexandria's Works; Virginia Burrus Torture and Travail: Producing the Christian Martyr; Elizabeth Castelli Virginity and its Meaning for Women's Sexuality in Early Christianity; Elizabeth A. Clark Ideology, History and the Construction of 'Woman' in Late Ancient Christianity; Kathy L. Gaca The Pentateuch or Plato: Two Competing Paradigms of Christian Sexual Morality; Robin M. Jensen Mater Ecclesia and Fons Aeterna: The Church and Her Womb in Ancient Christian Tradition; Ross S. Kraemer When Is A Text About a Woman a Text About a Woman: The Cases of Aseneth and Perpetua; Carolyn Osiek The Patronage of Women in Early Christianity. Teresa M. Shaw The Virgin Charioteer and the Bride of Christ: Gender and the Passions in Late Ancient Ethics and Early Christian Writings on Virginity.