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Christology and Coptic Art: Images of the Incarnation on Egyptian Bodies and Monuments

Stephen J. Davis

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Human bodies were contested commodities in the ancient church, Early Christian writers frequently wrangled over the ethical implications of dress and bodily adornment, and sought to regiment various ... More


Introduction

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The introduction begins with a striking example of a “gendered palimpsest”: the variant readings in 1 Clement that differ by giving women a voice or silencing them. The remainder of the chapter ... More


Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History

Amy Hollywood

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349510
eISBN:
9780226349466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349466.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the mystic does for these thinkers. ... More


Images and Echoes

Carol Harrison

in The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter considers theological reflection on the image of God in human beings, impressed by the Word of God before the Fall, and spoken in God's corporeal revelations/Word as a means of restoring ... More


From the Bottom to the Bottomless

Carol Harrison

in The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter reflects on the fact that listening to God is never a straightforward matter: He cannot be grasped or captured directly, as He is, but His elusive voice must be patiently attended to, ... More


Law, Authority, and Power

Christopher W. B. Stephens

in Canon Law and Episcopal Authority: The Canons of Antioch and Serdica

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732228
eISBN:
9780191796548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732228.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the authority of canon law in the fourth century and especially the manner by which that authority was achieved. It looks at the importance of episcopal representation at ... More


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