Early Christianity through the Life of One Family (Christianity in Late Antiquity #3)
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Praise For Melania: Early Christianity through the Life of One Family (Christianity in Late Antiquity #3)…
— Bryn Mawr Classical Review
"Diversity of thought is the chief value in this collection. From spacial syntax to gender theory, this collection provides examples of new methods of research that emerged after 'The Lady Vanishes.' . . . This book [is] suitable for advanced graduate students and specialists in Late Antiquity and Christianity, particularly those which focus on sexuality and gender."
— Classical Journal
"Readers can be grateful to the editors and authors who have produced a wide-ranging contribution to the 'Melania revival.' "
— Anglican and Episcopal History
"Although one does not expect that a volume of essays will necessarily be coherent, this collection succeeds, and is both a richly varied scholarly study and a pedagogical aid to rethinking what a cultural biography might be."
— Journal of Ecclesiastical History
"Melania is a great addition to the field of early Christian studies."
— Religious Studies Review
University of California Press, 9780520292086, 344pp.
Publication Date: October 25, 2016
About the Author
Caroline T. Schroeder is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of the Pacific and author of Monastic Bodies: Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe.