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Concerning virgins

a collection of short stories

by Clare Boylan

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Published by Hamish Hamilton, Viking Penguin in London, New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Clare Boylan.
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LC ClassificationsPR6052.O9193 C66 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1142638M
ISBN 100241128722
LC Control Number94112806


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26 rows  Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) is a series of letters, compiled into three “books,” St. Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose's earliest writings, Concerning virgins book written in CE.

Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering nunneries. More. Aurelius Ambrosius, known in English as Saint Ambrose was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures in religious history.

One of the four original doctors of the Church, St. Ambrose is the author of the incredible On Virgins, sometimes referred to as. Concerning Virgins by Boylan, Clare and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Taking the passage concerning the honeycomb in the Song of Songs, he expounds it, comparing the sacred virgins to bees.

Let, then, your work be as it were a honeycomb, for virginity is fit to be compared to bees, so laborious is it, so modest, so continent. The bee feeds on dew, it knows no marriage couch, it makes honey.

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Concerning Virginity (Book I) By Saint Ambrose ( – ) Used with thanks to Introduction. The state of Virginity is undoubtedly commended in holy Scripture, both by our Lord and St.

Paul, but learned men have differed in their opinions as to the original customs and rules observed by virgins in the earliest ages.

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In this book St. Ambrose purposes to treat of the training of virgins, using examples rather than precepts, and explains why he does so in writing rather than by word of mouth. In the former book I wished (though I was not able) to set forth how great is the gift of virginity, that the grace of the heavenly gift might of itself invite the.

Answer: The parable of the ten virgins is found in chapter 25 of the book of Matthew. The other three gospels, surprisingly, do not record it.

The parable, as told by Jesus, revolves around ten virgins. In the middle of the night they are notified that they must rise up and go to the approaching bridegroom.

Concerning Virgins book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boylan, Clare. Concerning virgins. London: Hamish Hamilton ; New York: Viking Penguin, (OCoLC) Concerning Virgins Audio CD – January 1, by Saint Ambrose (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Kindle $ Read with Our Free AppAuthor: Saint Ambrose. Another good Courtney Milan book with a virgin hero is The Duchess War. This is a slightly obscure Signet Regency–but The Holly and the Ivy by Elisabeth Fairchild also had a virgin hero.

Also, someone upthread (from 3 years ago!) asked whether Ruck from For My Lady’s Heart was a virgin–he wasn’t but he had very little prior experience. Three Books Concerning Virgins - Book III St.

Ambrose now goes back to the address of Liberius when he gave the veil to Marcellina. Touching on the crowds pressing to the bridal feast of that Spouse Who feeds them all, he passes on to the fitness of her profession on the day on which Christ was born of a Virgin, and concludes with a fervent.

Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) is a series of letters, compiled into three “books,” St. Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose’s earliest writings, were written in CE. Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering nunneries.

Book Coordinator: A LibriVox Volunteer Meta Coordinator: MaryAnn Proof Listener: Magdalene Miller. Links. Internet Archive Page. Online text. Wikipedia - Saint Ambrose.

M4B Audiobook (69MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Concerning Virgins (version 2) Saint AMBROSE (c. - ). Three Books Concerning Virgins - Book II Chapter I. In this book St. Ambrose purposes to treat of the training of virgins, using examples rather than precepts, and explains why he does so in writing rather than by word of mouth.

In the former book I wished (though I was not able) to set forth how great is the gift of virginity, that the. Danielle Evans's short story "Virgins" was first published in the Paris Review in The following year, the story was honored by being chosen for the collection Best American Short Stories.

And the thousand two hundred and sixty days that we are staying here, O virgins, is the accurate and perfect understanding concerning the Father, and the Son, and the Spirit, in which our mother increases, and rejoices, and exults throughout this time, until the restitution of the new dispensation, when, coming into the assembly in the heavens.

Ap 1 “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of the virgins were foolish, and five were wise. 3 When the foolish ones took their lamps, they did not take extra olive oil with them.

4 But the wise ones took flasks of olive oil with their lamps. 5 When the bridegroom was delayed a long. Concerning Virgins (version 2) by Saint AMBROSE (c. - ), translated by Philip SCHAFF ( - ) Genre(s): Christianity - Other Read by: A LibriVox.

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series II/Volume X/Works/Concerning Virgins Philip Schaff et al. Book III. Chapter 1. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series II/Volume X/Works/Concerning Virgins Philip Schaff et al.

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Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose's earliest writings, were written in CE. Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering nunneries. More importantly, they set the tone for Ambrose's later Author: Saint Ambrose.

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Concerning Virgins (De Virginibus) is a series of letters, compiled into three "books," St. Ambrose wrote to his sister, Manellia, These, perhaps Ambrose's earliest writings, were written in CE. Written in a rather light-handed non-technical style they appear as ethical guides to women who are contemplating entering : Saint Ambrose.

OR Select a range of biblical books. From: 1Co - Now concerning virgins I have no command of the Lord, but I give an opinion as one who by the mercy of the Lord is trustworthy.

Tools. 1Co Concerning Virgins [Epic Audio Collection] Audio CD – January 1, by Saint Ambrose (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from MP3 CD, Audiobook "Please retry" $ $ — MP3 CD Author: Saint Ambrose.

Esther When the virgins were gathered together the second time — They in all probability were gathered together first in the provinces, and afterward in Susa, before they were taken into the house of the king’s chamberlain.

The writer now goes back to what happened before Esther’s marriage. Then Mordecai sat in the king’s gate — It was ordered by Cyrus, as Xenophon informs us. In these last days, the Lord has said, “Be faithful, praying always, having your lamps trimmed and burning, and oil with you, that you may be ready at the coming of the Bridegroom” ().This counsel refers to the parable of the ten virgins, which illustrates how we are to prepare for Christ’s Second Coming (see Matthew –13).Here are some explanations that may help you as you study.

The verbal exchange between the discreet and the foolish virgins raises what puzzling question. 10 Perhaps the most puzzling part of the parable comes near the end, in the verbal exchange between the foolish and the discreet virgins. (Read Matthew9.) That exchange raises this question: “When in the history of God’s people would faithful ones refuse help to some who asked.

Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

Revelation | View whole chapter | See verse in context These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth.

The Book of Ceremonial Magic, by A.E. Waite, at Sacred Texts Grimoires Index Previous Next § 5. Concerning Virgin Wax or Virgin Earth 1. The candles used in evocation or in other magical experiences, and the images required for bewitchment, must be composed of virgin wax or virgin earth--that is to say, the substances in.

Virginity is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse. There are cultural and religious traditions that place special value and significance on this state, predominantly towards unmarried females, associated with notions of personal purity, honor and worth.

Like chastity, the concept of virginity has traditionally involved sexual abstinence. 56 And at that day, when I shall come in my glory, shall the parable be fulfilled which I spake concerning the ten virgins. The Doctrine and Covenants, Section 53 These things are the things that ye must look for; and, speaking after the manner of the Lord, they are now nigh at hand, and in a time to come, even in the day of the coming.

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Receive monthly progress reports from a dedicated account management team. Earn travel credits when you spend $20, or more on eligible flights. Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment Paul now passes to another question referred to him, viz.

the marriage of virgins and widows. This has been briefly touched upon already (ver. 8), and is now dealt with more in detail. The Book of Abraham. Translated from the Papyrus, by Joseph Smith 4 I sought for mine a appointment unto the Priesthood according to the appointment of God unto the b fathers concerning the seed.

5 My a fathers, 11 Now, this priest had offered upon this altar three virgins at one time.Book IX. Title XIII. Concerning the ravishment of virgins or widows or nuns. (De raptu virginum seu viduarum nec non sanctimonial.) Bas. Emperor Justinian to Hermogenes, Master of the Offices.

We decree that ravishers of respectable or free-born virgins, whether betrothed or.2Ki - This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin H the daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; .