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Experientia vs Gallic inexperience

Richard J. Goodrich

in Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses one of Cassian's strategies for swaying an audience, his claim to a level of experience that trumped that of Gallic practitioners. It examines Cassian's critique of Gallic ... More


Vision of God and Scripture Interpretation in a Fifth-Century Mosaic

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter looks at an interpretation of a mosaic that most likely dates back to the fifth century and was discovered by Andreas Xyngopoulos. This mosaic, according to Charles Diehl, is the one ... More


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