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Domestic Biography

Christopher Tolley

in Domestic Biography: The Legacy of Evangelicalism in Four Nineteenth-Century Families

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206514
eISBN:
9780191677182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206514.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses evangelicalism and biography. It stresses that for the evangelicals, as for the Puritans, Christian biography is required reading. It notes that it is an essential source (like ... More


Philosophy and Simplicity: The Problem of Classical Education in Early Christian Biography

Samuel Rubenson

in Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223882
eISBN:
9780520925052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223882.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the issue of education in early Christian biography. It analyzes eight biographies of several saints including Life of St. Antony, Life of St. Paul the Hermit, and De vita ... More


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