Monastic Bodies–Now Available

Monastic Bodies: Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe

Caroline T. Schroeder

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 illus.

Cloth 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3990-4 | $79.95 | £52.00

A volume in the Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion series

Monastic BodiesAn in-depth examination of the asceticism practiced at the White Monastery in Upper Egypt in the fifth century C.E., using diverse sources, including monastic rules, theological treatises, sermons, letters, and material culture.

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