Ashgate studies in philosophy & theology in late antiquity.
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Hellenistic insights into the human person Biblical understandings of flesh, body and soul Desert teachings on the body and asceticism "Virgins of God": manly women and transvestite saints "Enemy" or "friend": Climacus's integration of the body The Syrian perspective on asceticism Key Syrian sources: apocrypha and anonymity Pseudo-Macarius, Messalianism and synaesthesia "Clothed in the body" as a metaphor for incarnation Heterodox christologies and the heresiarchs Orthodox patristic formulations.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.