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Christology and CosmologyModels of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius, and Athanasius

Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius, and Athanasius

J. Rebecca Lyman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267454
eISBN:
9780191683275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267454.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book offers a fresh interpretation of the relation between Greek thought and ancient Christian theology through an analysis of three foundational and controversial thinkers: Origen, Eusebius of ... More

The Christology of Theodoret of CyrusAntiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus: Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

Paul B. Clayton, Jr.

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198143987
eISBN:
9780191711497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Theodoret of Cyrus (c.393-466) was the most able Antiochene theologian in the defence of Nestorius from the Council of Ephesus in 431 to the Council of Chalcedon in 451. While the works of Theodore ... More

Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Henny Fiskå Hägg

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288083
eISBN:
9780191604164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288089.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Apophatic theology claims that God is unknowable, and this book investigates the earliest stages of Christian apophaticism. It focuses on the writings of Clement of Alexandria (around AD 200): his ... More

The Commentaries of Origen and Jerome on St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians

The Commentaries of Origen and Jerome on St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians

Ronald E. Heine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245512
eISBN:
9780191600630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

It has long been known that Jerome depended on Origen to some extent in producing his own commentary on Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians. Several excerpts from Origen's commentary on Ephesians have ... More

Communities of the BlessedSocial Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Mark Humphries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of religious change in northern Italy under the Roman empire, focusing on the origins and development of Christianity down to the end of the 4th century. It aims to liberate that ... More

The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Stephen Blackwood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the metres of Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy are arranged in patterns that have a therapeutic and liturgical purpose. The argument moves from an examination of the ... More

Contemplation and Classical ChristianityA Study in Augustine

Contemplation and Classical Christianity: A Study in Augustine

John Peter Kenney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199563708
eISBN:
9780191747328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563708.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study explores Augustine’s developing understanding of contemplation, beginning with his earliest accounts written before his baptism and ending with the Confessions. Chapter One examines the ... More

Contextualizing CassianAristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Richard J. Goodrich

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book examines the attempt by the 5th-century ascetic writer John Cassian to influence and shape the development of Western monasticism. The book's close analysis of Cassian's earliest work (The ... More

Coptic Christology in PracticeIncarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Stephen J. Davis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of ancient and medieval Christology. Employing a range of interdisciplinary methods derived from the fields of social history, discourse theory, ritual studies, and the visual ... More

Corporal KnowledgeEarly Christian Bodies

Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Jennifer Glancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Drawing on representations of bodies in sources from Paul to Augustine, this book focuses on the question of what is known in the body and demonstrates why that question is significant for a cultural ... More

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