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Thorns in the Flesh free pdf In Thorns in the Flesh, Andrew Crislip explores late ancient Christian reflections on the meaning and value of illness in ascetic practice. Overturning earlier assumptions about early Christian theology of illness, he reveals illness to be a persistent and controversial concern in early Christian debates about sanctity and asceticism.

About Andrew T. Crislip

Andrew Crislip is Associate Professor and William E. and Miriam S. Blake Chair in the History of Christianity at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Author : Andrew T. Crislip
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Data Published : 06 September 2012
ISBN : 0812207203
EAN : 9780812207200
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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