Readership: Scholars and students whose interests lie in the fields of theology, patristics, the social history of the Roman Empire. Also sociologists interested in marriage, and
members of religious orders and seminaries.
"The notes are very useful, providing references to a range of classical and Christian authors, as well as to modern literature." - Journal of Roman Studies
"Professor Walsh is in many ways the ideal translator and editor of these two works ... Such a work deserves a wide audience, not confined to researchers in classics or theology." - Journal of Roman Studies
"... a useful volume." - Dutch Review of Church History
"The notes are numerous and helpful, with a pleasing lightness of touch ... provides a valuable contribution to the understanding of Augustine's sexual ethics, so often negatively interpreted in the light of his teaching on Original Sin." - Ecclesiastical
"A most welcome edition and translation ... The introduction is clear and straightforward ... The Latin is beautifully printed and the notes, though relatively spare in extent, are informative; the translation is formal but modern." - Journal of Theological Studies