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Virginia Burrus

Virginia Burrus is Bishop W. Earl Ledden Professor of Religion at Syracuse University. She was previously professor of Early Church History at Drew University. She is author of numerous articles and four books: The Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography (Pennsylvania, 2004), "Begotten, Not Made": Conceiving Manhood in Late Antiquity (Stanford, 2000), The Making of a Heretic: Gender, Authority, and the Priscillianist Controversy (California, 1995), and Chastity as Autonomy: Women in Stories of Apocryphal Acts (Mellen, 1987).

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Release date: 
March 3, 2010
The particular excitement of this volume lies in its focus on the everyday realities of Christians' lives in the era of Christian ascendancy and Roman decline....