A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature
Levine, Amy-Jill, editor
New York: T&T Clark, 2008 pp. xi + 241. $44.95
Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings, 12
Description: A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature is the twelfth book in the Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings series. This eagerly anticipated volume examines a number of core Patristic texts and early Christian documents from a feminist perspective, including early Christian depictions of martyrdom, exhortations to asceticism, biblical re-interpretation, art and architecture, philosophy and prayer. The distinguished contributors include B. E. Bowe, D. K. Buell, V. Burrus, E. Castelli, E. A. Clark, K. L. Gaca, R. M. Jensen, R. S. Kraemer, C. Osiek, and T. M. Shaw.
Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature
Review by Judith Lieu
Citation: Judith Lieu, review of Amy-Jill Levine, ed., A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).
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