A feminist companion to patristic literature / edited by Amy-Jill Levine with Maria Mayo Robbins.Series: Feminist companion to the New Testament and early Christian writings ; 12Publication details: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2008Description: xi, 241 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0567045544 (hbk : alk. paper); 9780567045546 (hbk : alk. paper); 0567045552 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780567045553 (pbk. : alk. paper)Other title: Patristic literatureDDC classification: 270.1082 Other classification: Cj.2
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -236) and index.
'Many women have been empowered through God's grace' (1 Clem. 55:3) : feminist contradictions and curiosities in Clement of Rome / Barbara E. Bowe -- Ambiguous legacy : a feminist commentary on Clement of Alexandria's works / Denise Kimber Buell -- Torture and travail : producing the Christian martyr / Virginia Burrus -- Virginity and its meaning for women's sexuality in early Christianity / Elizabeth A. Clark -- The pentateuch or Plato : two competing paradigms of Christian sexual morality in the second century CE / Kathy L. Gaca -- Mater ecclesia and fons aeterna : the church and her womb in ancient Christian tradition / Robin M. Jensen -- When is a text about a woman about a woman? : the cases of Aseneth and Perpetua / Ross S. Kraemer -- The patronage of women in early Christianity / Carolyn Osiek -- The virgin charioteer and the bride of Christ : gender and the passions in late ancient ethics and early Christian writings on virginity / Teresa M. Shaw.