Asceticism and Society in Crisis


 collapse sectionIntroduction: John's World
 Language and Culture
 Culture and Religion: Early Groups and Features
 Culture and Religion: Early Ascetic Forms
 Ascetism and Society
 Religion and History
 expand sectionI  "These Holy Images"': John of Ephesus and the Lives of the Eastern Saints
 expand sectionII  "Let your Light so Shine Before Men": The Ascetic Vision
 expand sectionIII  Amida: The Measure of Madness
 expand sectionIV  Purpose and Places
 expand sectionV  Spirituality and Accountability: Consequences of the Ascetic Vow
 expand sectionVI  Some Implications: The Case of Women
 expand sectionVII  John of Ephesus: Asceticism and Society

 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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