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Reading Acts

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter situates the book's argument within a wider intellectual horizon—the relation between knowledge and concrete patterns of life—and within the history of scholarly interpretation of the ... More


Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Lewis Ayres

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The first part of the book offers a new narrative of the fourth-century Trinitarian controversies. It takes forward modern revisionary scholarship, showing the slow emergence of the theologies that ... More


The East From Valens To Theodosius

Lewis Ayres

in Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Begins by considering Basil’s theological work against the background of his attempts at alliance-building in Asia Minor, in the eastern provinces, and with the West. Often, Basil faced constant ... More


The Beginnings of Rapprochement

Lewis Ayres

in Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Begins by discussing the relations between Church and Emperor between 360 and 378. The period as a whole is marked by a gradual coalescing of a ‘pro-Nicene’ theological position in which different ... More


Basil of Caesarea and the Development of Pro‐Nicene Theology

Lewis Ayres

in Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Focuses on Basil of Caesarea as both a key figure in the developments of these years and as a key example of wider theological shifts. Shows how Basil slowly developed towards his mature theological ... More


Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts

Daniel H. Williams

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264644
eISBN:
9780191682735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264644.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study re-evaluates the history of the struggle between orthodoxy and heresy in the early church. The author argues that the traditional picture of Nicene ascendancy in the Western church from ... More


Introduction

Daniel H. Williams

in Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264644
eISBN:
9780191682735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264644.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how the twin conceptions of a uniform, essentially pro-Nicene west and a religiously lifeless, politically manipulative Arianism have continued ... More


Augustine's Early Theology of Image: A Study in the Development of Pro-Nicene Theology

Gerald P. Boersma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190251369
eISBN:
9780190251444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251369.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

This book examines Augustine’s early theology of the imago dei, prior to his ordination (386–391). The book makes the case that Augustine’s early thought is a significant departure from Latin ... More


Hymnody, Heresy, and Doctrinal Identity

Brian P. Dunkle, SJ

in Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198788225
eISBN:
9780191830181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788225.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This is a brief review of the origins and aims of Christian hymnody. Treating the biblical sources, especially the psalms, of Christian song in worship and the classical influences on learned ... More


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