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Desiring conversion : Hermas, Thecla, Aseneth

Author: B Diane Lipsett
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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Self-restraint may appear to be the opposite of erotic desire. But in this careful literary analysis, Diane Lipsett traces the intriguing interplay of desire and self-restraint in three ancient  Read more...

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Named Person: Hermas; Hermas; Paulus, Apostel Heiliger.; Hermas.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Diane Lipsett
ISBN: 9780199754519 0199754519
OCLC Number: 586134326
Description: x, 190 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Scrutinizing desire : Hermas, metanoia, and manliness --
Thecla desiring and desired --
Aseneth and the sublime turn --
Conclusion : the narrativity of desire, restraint, and conversion.
Responsibility: B. Diane Lipsett.
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