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A new edition (and its French translation) of the oldest known Decretale. The commentary demonstrates the originality of the arguments leading to decisions concerning the blessed virgins and the ecclesiastical hierarchy. This answer to the bishops of Gaul could be the making of Jerome, personal ...
Jan Willem Drijvers
This study deals with aspects and events of the episcopacy of Cyril of Jerusalem (350-387). Its overall theme is the relationship between the city and its bishop and, in particular, Cyril’s efforts to promote Jerusalem as the Christian city par excellence.
This reading of the Confessions focuses on its aim to convert its readers (it displays some characteristics of the protreptic genre) and on a specific segment of its potential audience, Augustine's erstwhile co-religionists, the Manichaeans.
Edited by A. Hilhorst
This collection of essays explores the way early Christians looked back on the apostolic age. It shows the unique authority which that period enjoyed in matters of doctrine, institutions, rites and morality, even in dissident circles.
von Christiane Zimmermann
Studies on the most common “names of God” in the New Testament, including their Jewish and pagan traditions: The Father; the Lord; the Creator; the living God; God, who has risen Jesus from the dead; the one God; the highest God.
Roderic L. Mullen
This complete list of known early Christian communities provides references to the original sources for the diffusion of earliest Christianity.
Salvatore R.C. Lilla. Herausgegeben von Hubertus R. Drobner
This volume thoroughly analyses the Neoplatonic sources and background of Gregory of Nyssa's eight Homilies on the Beatitudes and thus complements the first commentary of the homilies published in Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae vol. 52.
Andrew James Carriker
This volume establishes the contents of Eusebius of Caesarea’s library. It relates the library’s history, including the role of Origen of Alexandria, discusses Eusebius’ use of sources, and examines the specific Hellenic, Jewish, and Christian works available at Caesarea.
The critical editions and English translations of five homilies by Proclus of Constantinople (390-446) provide the centerpiece for this richly documented study of the rise of the Virgin's cult in Late Antiquity.
This interdisciplinary study on Early Christian rituals in connection with death and burial thoroughly analyses the surviving pagan and Christian literary and non-literary sources. Thus, complex anthropological processes are being discovered which led to the forming of Christian rituals.
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