Redeemed Bodies : Women Martyrs in Early Christianity

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  • Copyright: 2009-06-22
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
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Why do some who are killed for their faith become known and revered while others do not? What do their deaths mean, and why do we find their stories so moving?

Author Biography

Gail P. C. Streete is W. J. Millard Professor of Religious Studies at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee. She is the author of Her Image of Salvation: Female Saviors and Formative Christianity and The Strange Woman: Power and Sex in the Bible.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Abbreviationsp. xi
The Power of Bodiesp. 1
Body Talk: The Martyr's "Voice"p. 25
Tough Mothers and Female Contenders: Perpetua and Felicitasp. 49
The Nakedness of Theclap. 73
Why Martyrs Matterp. 103
Notesp. 123
List of Ancient Sourcesp. 147
Bibliographyp. 151
Index of Scripture and Ancient Sourcesp. 165
Index of Subjectsp. 169
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