Table of contents for Women in early Christianity : translations from Greek texts / [edited by] Patricia Cox Miller.

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Women In Early Christianity
Translations From Greek Texts
Table of Contents	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	1-4
Acknowledgments	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	5-11
Introduction	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	12-31
I: Women's Roles in the Church	.	.	.	.	.	32-86
Teachers	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	32-47
1.	Marcellina	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	32-34
2.	Melania the Younger	.	.	.	.	.	34-37
3.	Macrina	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	38-45
4.	Women, the Church, and Teaching	.	.	.	45-47
Prophets	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	47-56
1.	Disciples of Marcus	.	.	.	.	.	47-49
2.	Montanists	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	49-56
Martyrs	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	56-64
1.	Blandina	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	57-60
2.	Agathonicê	.	.	.	.	.	.	60-62
3.	Potamiaena	.	.	.	.	.	.	62-64
Catechumens	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	64-65
Widows	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	65-79
Deaconesses	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	79-83
Writings Opposed to Women's Ecclesiastical Duties	.	.	83-86
II: Women and Virginity	.	.	.	.	.	.	87-173
Female Comportment	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	87-94
Major Treatises on Virginity	.	.	.	.	.	.	94-134
1.	Methodius, The Symposium	.	.	.	.	94-110
2.	Gregory of Nyssa, On Virginity	.	.	.	.	110-21
3.	John Chrysostom, On Virginity	.	.	.	.	121-34
The Subintroductae	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	134-73
 
1.	Athanasius, Second Letter to Virgins	.	.	.	134-40
2.	John Chrysostom, Instruction and Refutation Directed
Against Those Men Cohabiting With Virgins	.	140-58 
3.	John Chrysostom, On the Necessity of Guarding Virginity	158-71
4.	Canons of the Council of Gangra	.	.	.	.	171-73
III: Portraits of Ascetic Women	.	.	.	.	.	174-286
Ascetic Heroines in Literature	.	.	.	.	.	174-220
1.	Thecla	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	174-87
2.	Xanthippe and Polyxena	.	.	.	.	.	187-205
3.	Maximilla	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	206-20
Biographies of Ascetic Leaders	.	.	.	.	.	220-71
 
1.	Macrina	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	220-39
2.	Melania the Elder	.	.	.	.	.	.	239-43
3.	Melania the Younger	.	.	.	.	.	243-63
 
4.	Olympias	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	263-71
Women in Desert Asceticism	.	.	.	.	.	.	271-86
1.	The Nun Who Feigned Madness	.	.	.	.	271-73
2.	Pelagia	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	273-82
3.	Theodora, Sarah, and Syncletica	.	.	.	.	283-86
IV: Women and Domestic Life	.	.	.	.	.	287-328
Marriage	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	287-315
1.	Paul, 1 Corinthians 7	.	.	.	.	.	287-90
2.	Hermas, The Shepherd	.	.	.	.	.	290-92
3.	Clement of Alexandria, The Pedagogue	.	.	.	292-98
4.	Clement of Alexandria, Miscellanies	.	.	.	298-305 
5.	John Chrysostom, Hom. 12 on 1st Corinthians	.	.	305-308
6.	John Chrysostom, The Kind of Women Who Ought to be
Taken as Wives	.	.	.	.	.	309-10 
7.	John Chrysostom, Hom. 20 on Ephesians	.	.	311-15
Praise for Mothers and Sisters	.	.	.	.	.	315-28 
1.	Gregory of Nazianzus, Funeral Oration for his Sister Gorgonia	316-22
2.	Gregory of Nazianzus, On His Own Life	.	.	.	322-23
3.	Gregory of Nazianzus, On His Own Affairs	.	.	323 
4.	Gregory of Nazianzus, Funeral Oration for his Brother
Caesarius	.	.	.	.	.	.	323-24 
5.	Gregory of Nazianzus, Funeral Oration for his Father	.	324-26
6.	John Chrysostom, On the Priesthood	.	.	.	326-28 
V: Female Imagery and Theology	.	.	.	.	.	329-69
Eve-Mary Theme	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	329-37
	1. Eve	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	329-31
	2. Eve and Mary	.	.	.	.	.	.	331-37
Marian Literature	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	337-50		
					 
	1. Marian Biography	.	.	.	.	.	.	337-44		
									
	2. Virgin and Mother of God	.	.	.	.	.	344-47
	3. Marian Cult	.	.	.	.	.	.	347-48 
	4. The Other Mary	.	.	.	.	.	.	348-50
Female Images and Metaphors	.	.	.	.	.	351-69
	1. God as Mother	.	.	.	.	.	.	351-55
	2. The "Woman Clothed With The Sun"	.	.	.	355-57
	3. The Church Personified as a Woman	.	.	.	357-61 
	4. The Soul as Female	.	.	.	.	.	361-67 
	5. The Virtues as Female	.	.	.	.	.	367-69
Timeline of Early Christian Women	.	.	.	.	.	370
Timeline of Early Christian Authors and Texts	.	.	.	371-72
Suggestions for Further Reading	.	.	.	.	.	373-80

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women in Christianity -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Sources.