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Mary Ever‐Virgin? Jovinian and Marian Heresy

David G. Hunter

in Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199279784
eISBN:
9780191707391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279784.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A survey of the history of the idea of Mary's virginitas in partu shows that the notion had only marginal support in the tradition of the first three centuries. Associated with both docetism and ... More


“Manasseh Sawed Isaiah with a Saw of Wood”: an Ancint Legend in Jewish, Christian, Muslim,and Persian Sources

Richard Kalmin

in Migrating Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277250
eISBN:
9780520958999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277250.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter focuses on the period of eastern provincial Romanization of Jewish Babylonia that began in the fourth century, as well as the cultural linkages between the Jews and Christians of late ... More


Second-Century Christology: The Word With Us

Brian E. Daley, SJ

in God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199281336
eISBN:
9780191746925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281336.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Major Christian writers in the second century saw Jesus largely in terms of God’s self-revelation in the long history of Israel. Central themes included the person of Jesus as God’s “Beloved,” an ... More


Heavenly Ascent Contexts

Ann Conway-Jones

in Gregory of Nyssa's Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198715399
eISBN:
9780191783166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715399.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The heavenly ascent texts used in the heuristic comparison are introduced. Basic details of language, genre, and dating are given. They can be divided into three categories. Firstly, there are the ... More


Religious Experience

István Czachesz

in Cognitive Science and the New Testament: A New Approach to Early Christian Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779865
eISBN:
9780191825880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779865.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses “extreme” and “moderate” forms of subjective religious experience. It starts with an inquiry of the phenomenology of subjective experience, leading to the concept of religious ... More


Rehabilitating Manasseh: Remembering King Manasseh in the Persian and Hellenistic Periods

Lowell K. Handy

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

King Manasseh in the book of Kings was presented as an evil ruler, but in Chronicles he was reinvented as having been evil, but through repentance and rehabilitation he had become an exemplary king. ... More


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