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 The Christian Movement in Islamic Perspective: Comparative Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: This chapter describes Christianity's intercultural worldwide appeal and encounter with Islam. The chapter assesses the Arab legacy and divergence with a Hellenized Christianity. The ... More


Ai Khanum Reconstructed

GUY LECUYOT

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the computer graphic (CG) reconstruction of the ancient city of Ai Khanum. The CG reconstruction project was initiated by a Japanese television producer and the completed ... More


Searching for the Romano-Egyptian Family

Richard Alston

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.05
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at the impact of political rule on Jewish family life in the early period of the Roman empire, charting the relatively minor changes in circumcision, onomastics, and burial ... More


Fides et Ratio: “Right Reason” and Europe in Contemporary Catholic Thought (Benedict XVI)

John H. Smith

in Dialogues between Faith and Reason: The Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449277
eISBN:
9780801463273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449277.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger's position regarding the relationship between faith and reason. In particular, it considers how Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) thinks of the ... More


Finding Catullus in Translation

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction shows Roman attitudes toward translation to be unlike our own and suggests that modern assumptions about translation have limited our understanding of Roman literature generally and ... More


Worlds without Compromise: Reconstructing the Disparities

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter addresses the persistent binary between Jewish and Greek culture. It shows how Jewish writers, thinkers, and creative artists of diverse viewpoints adopted the binary model as an ... More


Midrash in Syriac

Sebastian Brock

in Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter highlights the period of Middle Aramaic that gave birth to three literary dialects of Aramaic: Jewish Aramaic, Syriac, and Mandaic. It focuses on Syriac, the local dialect of Edessa, ... More


Hellenism and Hybridity: Did the Jews Learn How to Be Jewish from the Greeks?

Steven Weitzman

in The Origin of the Jews: The Quest for Roots in a Rootless Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174600
eISBN:
9781400884933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174600.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the theory advanced by the American scholar Shaye Cohen stating that the Greeks played a role in the formation of Judaism, and that Hellenization is the process that created the ... More


Florovsky's Neopatristic Synthesis and the Future Ways of Orthodox Theology

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in Orthodox Constructions of the West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251926
eISBN:
9780823253067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251926.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scholars commonly separate Georges Florovsky's patristic scholarship from his treatment of Russian religious thought. Gavrilyuk reconnects these two sides of Florovsky's career by showing how the ... More


Hellenism? An Introduction

Boris Chrubasik and Daniel King

in Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805663
eISBN:
9780191843617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805663.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter introduces the themes of the volume and the individual contributions. It argues that the cultural history of the Hellenistic East transcends the political time frame often associated ... More


From Pre-Makkabaean Judaea to Hekatomnid Karia and Back Again

Boris Chrubasik

in Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805663
eISBN:
9780191843617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805663.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the adaptation of Greek cultural and political practices in two distinct environments: fourth-century Karia and second-century Judaea. Both regions see a marked political ... More


Christian Hellenism as Philosophia Perennis

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701583
eISBN:
9780191771392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701583.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter compares Harnack’s account of the Hellenization of early Christianity with Florovsky’s account of the Westernization of Russian theology. Methodologically, these accounts shared many ... More


Epilogue: The Sunken World of the Adriatic

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Epilogue recounts the story of Andrea Mustoxidi’s clash with Niccolò Tommaseo (1802–74), who lived for a time as an exile on the Ionian Islands. The reason for this disagreement was the gradual ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth C. Robinson

in Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The introduction situates the book within the broader discourse of work on the Roman conquest of Italy. It begins by discussing the theoretical underpinnings and methodological considerations of the ... More


Conclusion

Elizabeth C. Robinson

in Urban Transformation in Ancient Molise: The Integration of Larinum into the Roman State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190641436
eISBN:
9780190641467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641436.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter emphasizes the elements of continuity that have emerged from the consideration of multiple types of evidence. It answers the three questions posed in the introduction, and refers back to ... More


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