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Author Knust, Jennifer Wright, 1966-

Title Abandoned to lust [electronic resource] : sexual slander and ancient Christianity / Jennifer Wright Knust.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 279 p.
Series Gender, theory, and religion
Note Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Columbia University, 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-270) and index.
Contents Introduction: Who's on top? : sex talk, power, and resistance -- Sexual slander and ancient invective -- Paul, the slaves of desire, the the saints of God -- Sexual vice and Christian Apologia -- The false teachers of the end time -- Illicit sex, wicked desire, and the demonized heretic.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Libel and slander -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Sex -- Rome.
Libel and slander -- Rome.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0231136625 (alk. paper)
0231510047 (e-book)
9780231510042 (e-book)

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