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Anna M. Silvas
This book presents 37 letters of Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335-379) translated into English and equipped with scholarly notes. It includes a biography, testimonia from Basil and Gregory Nazianzen, 30 letters established by G. Pasquali and seven additional letters reassigned to Gregory.
Edited by Lenka Karfíková, Scot Douglass and Johannes Zachhuber
The volume offers a new English translation of the Second Book Against Eunomius by Gregory of Nyssa and a series of papers providing introduction and commentary on the text focusing on the theory of language and the problem of naming God.
This study throws new light on the surprisingly contradictory process of the emergence of a Christian concept of human dignity in antiquity, taking into consideration the complex matrix of Christian theory and practice, piety and theological reflection, ethics, liturgy and theological as well as ...
Le livre retrace, à partir des panégyriques de Grégoire de Nazianze et Jean Chrysostome, l’évolution du culte des martyrs Maccabées dans le christianisme depuis les origines jusqu’au IVè siècle et met en évidence la place centrale de 4 M dans ce processus. La traduction du corpus est donné en ...
Gaëlle Herbert de la Portbarré-Viard
A study from literary and spiritual point of view of the descriptions by Paulinus of Nola (ca 353-431) of the monuments he extended, embellished and restructured at Cimitile/Nola (Campania) around St Felix’s tomb in the years 400-403.
Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony and Aryeh Kofsky
The book deals with the history of the monastic community in the region of Gaza in Late antiquity. It examines the monastic career and teachings of central figures such as Abba Isaiah, Peter the Iberian, Barsanuphius and John, and Dorotheus. The social, religious and material aspects of this ...
Edited by Daniel R. Schwartz and Zeev Weiss in collaboration with Ruth A. Clements
These twenty studies ask whether changes in different fields of ancient Jewish culture were caused by the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, what changed for other reasons, and what did not change despite that event.
An exposition challenging inveterate verdicts ingrained in the historical / theological mindset about Origen, who is shown to have produced a sheerly new theory of Time, the Christian one. Claims attributing the tenet of a ‘beginningless world’ to him are disproved. The author challenges the ...
Thomas C. Ferguson
The introduction surveys recent scholarship on “Arianism” and offers a different perspective on approaching the fourth century. Chapter 2 focuses on Eusebius of Caesarea, especially Book X of the Ecclesiastical History and the Life of Constantine. Chapter 3 attempts to reconstruct the witness ...
This study addresses the philosophical context of the Mystagogy of Maximus the Confessor. It examines how the Byzantine monk integrates Neoplatonist topics when exposing one of the most important feature of his religious conception of the physical world or cosmology. It provides many important ...
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