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 R.L Brown
- ISBN : 9780231061018
- Format : Paperback
- Language : English
- Page : 504 pages
Addresses the practice of permanent sexual renunciation that developed in Christian circles from the first to the fifth centuries AD This book describes the early Christians and their preoccupations It follows the reflection and controversy these notions generated among Christian writers It is intended for classicists and medievalists.