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Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite"No Longer I"

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More

The Baptized MuseEarly Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... 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

Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Brian P. Dunkle, SJ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198788225
eISBN:
9780191830181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788225.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book offers the first critical overview of the hymns of Ambrose of Milan in the context of fourth-century Christian song and Ambrose’s own catechetical preaching. These settings must inform the ... More

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