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Slave Parables

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Slave parables are an important means of employing slave imagery for theological purposes. The large majority of these parables are transmitted in amoraic Midrashim, but some also appear in tannaitic ... More


Patronage, Human and Divine: The Social Dynamics of Theodoret's Christology

Adam M. Schor

in Theodoret's People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268623
eISBN:
9780520948617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268623.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the relation between Theodoret of Cyrrhus' performances of patronage and his teachings about Christ. It explains that Theodoret presented Christ as a mediator between God and ... More


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