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Augsburg Fortress The Burden of the Flesh: Fasting and Sexuality in Early Christianity

Providing a startling look at early Christian notions of the body, diet, fasting, sexuality, and the passions, Shaw sheds important light on the growth of ethical ideals in the early church that remain powerful cultural forces even today. A fascinating study of body and gender. 298 pages, softcover from Fortress.
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