Desiring conversion: Hermas, Thecla, Aseneth

Self-restraint or self-mastery may appear to be the opposite of erotic desire. But in this nuanced, literary analysis, Diane Lipsett traces the intriguing interplay of desire and self-restraint in three ancient tales of conversion: 'The Shepherd' of Hermas, the acts of Paul and Thecla, and...

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Main Author: Lipsett, B. Diane (Barbara Diane)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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H Magill

Call Number Status
BS2900.H5 L56 2011 Available |Request

S McCabe

Call Number Status
BS2900.H5 L56 2011 Available |Request