The manly eunuch : masculinity, gender ambiguity, and Christian ideology in late antiquity / Mathew Kuefler

Author(s): Kuefler, Mathew
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Subjects: Masculinity--Religious aspects--Christianity--History--To 1500
Masculinity--Rome--History--To 1500
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001
Series: Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society
LC Classification: B, BT
Physical Description: x, 437 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Pt. 1. Changing Realities
1. Masculine Splendor 19
2. Men Receive a Wound, and Submit to a Defeat 37
3. A Purity He Does Not Show Himself 70
Pt. 2. Changing Ideals
4. I Am a Soldier of Christ 105
5. We Priests Have Our Own Nobility 125
6. My Seed is a Hundred Times More Fertile 161
7. The Manliness of Faith 206
8. Eunuchs for the Sake of the Kingdom of Heaven 245
Conclusion 283
A Note About the Notes 299
Abbreviations Used 300
Notes 301
Bibliography 393
Index 429
Notes: LCCN: 00011473
ISBN: 0226457397
Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-428) and index
OCLC Number: 45166584
ISBN/ISSN: 0226457397