Women, Celibacy and the Church
Women, Celibacy and the Church

Women, Celibacy and the Church

RELIGION

304 Pages, 6 x 9 1/4

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

Publication Date: July 2003

ISBN 9780824521103

Price: $29.95
 
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Overview

The purpose of the book is to show that for Christians, both men and women, the single life is an option equally valid and honorable to marriage. It does so by examining the issue of celibacy throughout the church's history with special regard of women. Sections include: Celibacy and the Bible; Celibacy and the Early Church; Celibacy as Seen by the Church Fathers; Celibacy from the Church Fathers to the Reformation and Until Today.