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Grace as Deepening Communion With God in Cassian's Monastic Writings

Donald Fairbairn

in Grace and Christology in the Early Church

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256143
eISBN:
9780191600586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256144.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter deals with Cassian's monastic writings and rejects the typical scholarly view that Cassian understands salvation as a ladder leading to union with God and that grace is simply God's help ... More


Conduct: Moral Inquiry

Peter W. Martens

in Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639557
eISBN:
9780191738135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639557.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines how the moral character and conduct of the Christian philologist shaped scriptural interpretation. It begins with Origen's account of how the worthy moral life helped form ... More


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