Christian women in the patristic world : their influence, authority, and legacy in the second through fifth centuries (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Christian women in the patristic world : their influence, authority, and legacy in the second through fifth centuries

Author: Lynn H Cohick; Amy Brown Hughes
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates the influence, authority, and legacy of women in the early Christian centuries, showing how they helped shape Christianity in its beliefs and practices.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn H Cohick; Amy Brown Hughes
ISBN: 9780801039553 080103955X
OCLC Number: 1011093543
Description: 1 v. (XXXVIII-292 p.) : illustrations, coul. illustrations en coul. ; 23 cm
Contents: ContentsIntroduction1. Thecla: Christian Female Protomartyr and Virgin of the Church2. Perpetua and Felicitas: Mothers and Martyrs3. Christian Women in Catacomb Art4. From Pagan to Christian, Martyr to Ascetic5. Helena Augusta, "Mother of the Empire"6. Egeria's Itinerary and Christian Pilgrimage7. Macrina the Ascetic Entrepreneur and the "Unlearned" Wisdom of Monica8. Paula, Marcella, and the Melanias: Ascetics, Scholars, and Compatriots in Controversy9. Aelia Pulcheria, "Protectress of the Empire," and Empress Eudocia, a Theological PoetConclusion: Responsibly RememberingIndexes
Responsibility: Lynn H. Cohick abd Amy Brown Hughes.

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