Browsing Faculty of Humanities by Subject "Apocrypha"
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Does virginity still matter in the modern world? Virginity and the denial of marriage in the Acts of Paul and Thecla (2015)In the modern world where people are still fascinated by the idea of virginity, the expression 'being a Thecla' or being a 'disciple of Thecla' refers to the state of virginity. This is a reference to Thecla in the ancient ...