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A Feminist Companion to Patristic Literature
Levine, Amy-Jill, editor

New York: T&T Clark, 2008 pp. xi + 241. $44.95

Series Information
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

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Review by Judith Lieu
Published 6/5/2010
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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