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...
|Main Author:||Lipsett, B. Diane (Barbara Diane)|
New York :
Oxford University Press,