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Christian Law Making and Iranian Political Practice: The Reforms of Mar Aba

Richard E. Payne

in A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286191
eISBN:
9780520961531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286191.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter focuses on Mar Aba, the leader of the Church of who was subjected to an inquest a year after his elevation to the bishopric of Seleucia-Ctesiphon in 540. Nobles and judicial officials ... More


The Christian Symbolics of Power in a Zoroastrian Empire

Richard E. Payne

in A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286191
eISBN:
9780520961531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286191.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter first traces Husraw II's innovative use of Christian symbols to represent his rule. It then turns to the acts through which the king of kings and his court communicated the supremacy of ... More


The Popes at Avignon

Ronald G. Musto

in Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Anonimo romano deliberately juxtaposed the sentences presented in this order: the murder of Cola di Rienzo's brother, Cola's thoughts of revenge, his analysis of Rome's bad government, and his ... More


Transcending “Textual Serfdom”

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how, after Napoleon's invasions, the synthesis of formality and collegiality collapsed under civil society's separation from the state. The scribes ceased to function as a ... More


Missiology and the Interreligious Encounter

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter illustrates Pentecostal theologies of mission and theologies of religions. It also attempts to articulate a Pentecostal theology of the Pentecostals. Pentecostal missiology, theology of ... More


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