Virginity--Religious aspects--History.; Celibacy--Christianity--History of doctrines--Early church, ca. 30-600.
Thesis advisor: Glenn Sunshine.; " ... in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History."; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2000.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 63-66).
Catholic Church -- United States; Hispanic American Catholics -- Religious life; Hispanic American Catholics -- United States
The thesis examines the influence of the Hispanic community of Puerto Rico, and other communities of Latin America, in Fairfield County since their arrival during the last half century. The study focuses on the discrimination that they faced...