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Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book is an investigation into two basic concepts of ancient pagan and Christian thought, namely activity and participation. It shows how activity in Christian thought is connected with the topic ... More

Being Christian in Late AntiquityA Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Carol Harrison, Caroline Humfress, and Isabella Sandwell (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

What do we mean when we talk about ‘being Christian’ in Late Antiquity? This volume brings together 16 world-leading scholars of ancient Judaism, Christianity, and Greco-Roman culture and society to ... More

Eros UnveiledPlato and the God of Love

Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Catherine Osborne

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267669
eISBN:
9780191683336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267669.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Few books on love can claim to make significant contributions to our understanding both of ancient views on Eros and its place in the Christian tradition. On the basis of a new and sympathetic ... More

Law and Legality in the Greek EastThe Byzantine Canonical Tradition, 381-883

Law and Legality in the Greek East: The Byzantine Canonical Tradition, 381-883

David Wagschal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722601
eISBN:
9780191789304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book is an exploration into the legal culture of the Byzantine church. Confronting the traditional narratives of decline or primitivism that have discouraged study of the subject, the book ... More

Orosius and the Rhetoric of History

Orosius and the Rhetoric of History

Peter Van Nuffelen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655274
eISBN:
9780191745232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655274.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Histories against the pagans of Orosius, written in 416/7, has been one of the most influential works in the history of Western historiography. Often read as a theology of history, it has rarely ... More

Roman Faith and Christian FaithPistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Teresa Morgan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This study begins with the question why ‘faith’ (pistis/fides) was so important to very early Christians that the concept and praxis already dominate the writings of the New Testament. It argues that ... More

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