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Published: 25 January 2007

338 Pages


ISBN: 9780199279784

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Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity

The Jovinianist Controversy

David G. Hunter

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • The first full-length study of Jovinian in English
  • Places Jovinian's writings in the context of the history of debates about marriage and celibacy
  • Sheds light on a variety of issues in late ancient Christianity, such as the rise of clerical celibacy and the origins of Marian devotion