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Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity (Col

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780231144070

ISBN: 0231144075

Condition: USED


First published in 1988, Peter Brown's "The Body and Society" was a groundbreaking study of the marriage and sexual practices of early Christians in the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. Brown focuses on the practice of permanent sexual renunciation-continence, celibacy, and lifelong virginity-in Christian circles from the first to the fifth centuries A.D. and traces early Christians' preoccupations with sexuality and the body in the work of the period's great writers. "The Body and Society" questions how theological views on sexuality and the human body both mirrored and shaped rela... View more info

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Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR: 3/8/2014

Seller ID: 9780299133443

ISBN: 0299133443

Condition: USED


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You Will Be My Friend!

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9780545630474

ISBN: 0545630479

Condition: USED


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Children Make Terrible Pets

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC: 2/16/2016

Seller ID: 9780316015486

ISBN: 0316015482

Condition: USED


Check out this rollicking, humorous, and heartwarming twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy When Lucy, a young bear, discovers a boy in the woods, she's absolutely delighted. She brings him home and begs her mom to let her keep him, even though her mom warns, "Children make terrible pets." But mom relents, and Lucy gets to name her new pet Squeaker. Through a series of hilarious and surprising scenes, readers can join Lucy and Squeaker on their day of fun and decide for themselves whether or not children really do make terrible pets. View more info

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Fabulous Bouncing Chowder (A Chowder Book)

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780316011792

ISBN: 0316011797

Condition: USED


When Chowder goes off to the Fabu Pooch Boot Camp, as usual he just doesn't fit in. Chowder tries his best, but his attempts to make himself more fabulous all fall flat. When the First Annual Fabu Pooch Pageant is announced, Chowder anxiously tries to think of a way to stand out. After all, the prize is a one-year supply of Snarf Snacks Some pups practice their pearly grins, other hounds get massages to relax. One pooch even gets permed But Chowder finds his calling when he discovers a trampoline. He leaps, he flips, he bounces, and he wows the crowd View more info

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Curious Garden

By: Brown, Peter

Price: $4.50

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC: 11/13/2014

Seller ID: 9780316015479

ISBN: 0316015474

Condition: USED


One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time. While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book. View more info

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Smallcreep's Day

By: Brown, Peter Currell

Price: $7.50

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9781905177158

ISBN: 1905177151

Condition: USED


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Kaline Klattermaster's Tree House

By: Kimmel, Haven/ Brown, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 6/12/2012

Seller ID: 9780689874024

ISBN: 0689874022

Condition: USED


Kaline Klattermaster LOVES his mom. ADORES his mom. But his mom can be, well, a bit forgetful sometimes. A bit lax. A bit...CRAZY. For instance, she's a bit crazy when she leaves him in the tub for THREE HOURS. Or gives him a chicken leg for breakfast...or forgets that he needs to go to school. AND he's not completely sure his mother understands how time works. She's been even a bit MORE CRAZY since his dad left. So it's a very good thing that the folks in Kaline's tree house are not so crazy. They understand him. They don't mind that he sometimes HAS to play his pretend bugle, and, of cour... View more info