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Handmaids of the Lord : contemporary descriptions of feminine asceticism in the first six Christian centuries

Author: Joan M Petersen
Publisher: Kalamazoo, Mich. : Cistercian Publications, 1996.
Series: Cistercian studies series, no. 143.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handmaids of the Lord.
Kalamazoo, Mich. : Cistercian Publications, 1996
(OCoLC)604384680
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan M Petersen
ISBN: 0879075430 9780879075439 0879077433 9780879077433
OCLC Number: 34947440
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: 441 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Feminine monasticism in the first six Christian centuries: an historical introduction. --
2. Macrina: a domestic monastery in Cappadocia: introduction. --
The life of Saint Macrina / Gregory of Nyssa. --
3. Ancillae Domini in the Roman Empire: Letters of Saint Jerome to ascetic women in the Roman Empire. --
Historical introduction / S.L. Greenslade. --
Marcella, Lea, Asella, and Principia: widows and virgins in Rome. --
Paula the elder: an ascetic pilgrim to Rome and Bethehem. --
Eustochium: the theology of feminine asceticism. --
Demetrias: an ascetic exile in North Africa. --
Paula the younger and Pacutula: how to raise young virgins. --
4. Melania the elder and Melania the younger: ascetic matrons in Egypt and Jerusalem: Introduction. --
Melania the elder / Palladius. --
Melania the younger / Palladius. --
The life of the Holy Melania / Gerontius. --
5. Radegunde: a royal foundress in Gaul: introduction. --
The life of Saint Radegunde: book one / Venantius Fortunatus. --
Book two / Baudonivia. --
The death and funeral of Radegunde / Gregory of Tours.
Series Title: Cistercian studies series, no. 143.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Joan M. Petersen.

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