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The Bone Gatherers

The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women

by Nicola Denzey

  • 276 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early Church,
  • History of religion,
  • Early Church (To 476),
  • Women - Ancient History,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Christian Life - Women"s Issues,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Christian women,
  • Early church, ca. 30-600,
  • History,
  • Rome,
  • To 500,
  • Women,
  • Women in Christianity

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7944564M
    ISBN 100807013080
    ISBN 109780807013083

    Maura Dooley was born in Truro, grew up in Bristol, worked for some years in Yorkshire, and has lived in London for the past 25 years. She is a freelance writer and lectures at Goldsmiths’ College. She edited Making for Planet Alice: New Women Poets () and The Honey Gatherers: A Book of Love Poems () for Bloodaxe, and How Novelists.


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The Bone Gatherers book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Nicola Denzey leads tour groups into the Roman Catacombs, p /5(13). The Bone Gatherers introduces us to once-powerful women who had, until recently, been lost to history—from the sorrowing mothers and ghastly brides of pagan Rome to the child martyrs and women sponsors who shaped early Christianity.

It was often only in death that ancient women became visible—through the buildings, burial sites, and art /5(6). The Bone Gatherers allows the reader to transcend both historical and scholarly distance to encounter the forgotten women who also shaped Christianity."—Karen Jo Torjesen, author of When Women Were Priests: Women's Leadership in the Early Church and the /5(5).

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The bone gatherers: the lost worlds of early Christian women User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Through the narrow window of third- and fourth-century Rome, Denzey carefully explores the condition of Christian women of the time in relation to the developing Church.

The Bone Gatherers introduces us to once-powerful women who had, until recently, been lost to history—from the sorrowing mothers and ghastly brides of pagan Rome to the child martyrs and women sponsors who shaped early Christianity.

It was often only in death that ancient women became visible—through the buildings, burial sites, and art Brand: Beacon Press. The book examines the ways female patrons of the Christian catacombs (the “bone gatherers” of the title) exerted religious, political, social, and cultural influence on their city and on their faith tradition.

In Denzey’s account, the “bone gatherer” functioned almost as an unofficial church office. The Bone Gatherers introduces us to once-powerful women who had, until recently, been lost to history- from the sorrowing mothers and ghastly brides of pagan Rome to the child martyrs and women sponsors who shaped early Christianity.

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They have come down to us as deeply resonant symbols of grief: from the women who anointed Jesus's crucified body in the gospels. The Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women Nicola Denzey, Author Beacon $ (p) ISBN Buy this book In late antiquity, pious Christian women buried the.

Contents [AU: This is really your Acknowledgments section, so it has been renamed and moved to the back of the book.]Introduction: The Bone Gatherers 1. Death Takes a Bride 2. Proba and the Piglet 3. Waiting in the Afterlife 4. Praying with Prisca 5. Petronella.

The Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women Denzey, Nicola Boston: Beacon, pp. xxi + $ Description: When Nicola Denzey leads tour groups into the Roman Catacombs, participants are struck by the splendor of the burial chambers, many of which were created by or for women.

The Bone Gatherers introduces us to these powerful women who, until recently, had been lost. The Bone Gatherers allows the reader to transcend both historical and scholarly distance to encounter the forgotten women who also shaped Christianity."--Karen Jo Torjesen, author of When Women Were Priests: Women's Leadership in the Early Church and the Scandal of their Subordination in the Rise of Christianity "A brilliantly argued book that /5(44).

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Whether or not you're religious, it's a great feminist read. M.L. Madison, Feminist Review Nicola Denzey is a lecturer in the study of religion at Harvard University/5(44). A hunter-gatherer is a human living in a society in which most or all food is obtained by foraging (collecting wild plants and pursuing wild animals).

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The Bone Gatherers introduces us to once-powerful women who had, until recently, been lost to history—from the sorrowing mothers and ghastly brides of pagan Rome to the child martyrs and women sponsors who shaped early Christianity. It was often only in death that ancient women became visible—through the buildings, burial sites, and art Brand: Beacon Press.

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The Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women. Author. Denzey, Nicola. Publisher. Beacon Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through. Nicola Denzey's The Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women — Book Notes My last posting was, in some respects, a piece of historiographical commentary.

It was a meditation of sorts on how historians might face the challenge of the lacunae, the aporias, the silences (along with the lies and secrets, to echo Adrienne Rich. The Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds Of Early Christian Women. Author. Denzey, Nicola.

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"The bone gatherers found in the annals and legends of the early Roman Catholic Church were women who collected the bodies of martyred saints to give them a proper burial.

They have come down to us as deeply resonant symbols of grief: from the women who anointed Jesus's crucified body in the gospels to the Pieta, we are accustomed to thinking of women as natural mourners, caring for the body.

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