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by Joyce E. Salisbury
Using Perpetua's text, Salisbury shows that, despite the dangers, the young woman turned her back on her . Salisbury paints a picture of a sort that makes the reader feel like they are walking the path that Perpetua walked.
Using Perpetua's text, Salisbury shows that, despite the dangers, the young woman turned her back on her affectionate family and infant son to become a Christian because of her profound conviction that she was experiencing the presence of God. A uniquely absorbing and poignant study of the vanished world of the early martyrs. This is a book that students of the early church will want to read again someday.
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Perpetua's Passion studies the third-century martyrdom of a young woman and places it in the intellectual and social context of her age. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in a wealthy Roman household to her imprisonment and death in the arena. PERPETUA'S PASSION: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. Vibia Perpetua was the daughter of an old respected Roman family of Carthage and. Conflicting ideas o. .In Perpetua's Passion, Salisbury has served two different communities very well--those interested in early Christianity, and those interested in the history of women. She deftly creates a sociology of life in a group of early Christian martyrs, and does so in a way that makes very clear family relations, gender roles, and the strength of Vibia Perpetua herself.
Perpetua's Passion has the potential to introduce a wide audience to the ardor of.
Perpetua's Passion has the potential to introduce a wide audience to the ardor of North African martyrs. In the "Arena," we learn about the Roman fascination with violent death and about the difficulty attendant upon persuading wild beasts to attack people. Perpetua and her companions were sentenced to execution by wild beasts, a particularly inefficient method of killing prisoners. Conflicting ideas of religion, family and gender are explored as Salisbury follows Perpetua from her youth in a wealthy Roman household to her imprisonment.
Perpetua's Passion" also encompasses more earthly dilemmas such as.This book examines concepts of martyrdom and memory as her prison diary was preserved and read for centuries.
Perpetua's Passion" also encompasses more earthly dilemmas such as family, gender roles and motherhood, using the experience of this young martyr to explore these conflicting ideals and the conflict of ideologies. Показать все 2 объявления с новыми товарами.
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Joyce E. Salisbury es una historiadora estadounidense. Obtuvo el título de doctora en Historia Medieval por la Universidad de Rutgers en 1981. Entre sus publicaciones se encuentran Sex in the Middle Ages. A Book of Essays (1991), Church Fathers, Independent Virgins (1991), The Beast Within: Animals in the Middle Ages (1994) o Perpetua's Passion: The Death and Memory of a Young Roman Woman (1997), entre otras. Journal of Early Christian Studies (en inglés) 7 (2): 304-305. Morrison, Tessa (2011).
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