Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 October 2010

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199593194

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Chapter 1

The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh

Patrik Hagman

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Provides an overview of ascetic theory
  • Gives a full treatment of Isaac of Nineveh's thinking
  • Discusses asceticism as a political activity
  • Provides a fresh treatment of the role of the body in asceticism