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Docetism Resisted: Christ's Suffering is Real

Paul L. Gavrilyuk

in The Suffering of the Impassible God: The Dialectics of Patristic Thought

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199269822
eISBN:
9780191601569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269823.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The christological hymns and creedal statements of the first three centuries are characterized by a tension between Christ’s divine status and his subjection to human suffering. The Docetic attempt ... More


Municipal Imperial Cults: A Survey

Steven J. Friesen

in Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John: Reading Revelation in the Ruins

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131536
eISBN:
9780199834198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131533.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Synthesizes the existing evidence for municipal imperial cults in the cities of Asia (Ephesos, Priene, Miletos, Sardis, Pergamon). An examination of imperial cults in temple settings and those ... More


Invasion (I): The Cornerstone of Greek Freedom

Richard Stoneman

in Xerxes: A Persian Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Xerxes's invasion of Greece in 480 B.C. When Darius I died in 486 B.C., Xerxes inherited his problems with his kingdom. Perhaps he was always under the shadow of his great ... More


Sophists and Emperors: The Case of Libanius

Simon Swain

in Approaching Late Antiquity: The Transformation from Early to Late Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297375
eISBN:
9780191708978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297375.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Understanding the social and political function of Greek rhetoric in the 4th century is not as easy as it might seem. Apart from Libanius, we have the fairly extensive remains of the orator Himerius ... More


A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Christina Luke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey explores the relationship between an urban core and her rural hinterland. Known as the Pearl of the Mediterranean, Izmir is Turkey’s third largest ... More


The Mother of the Gods and the Practices of Lydian Tyranny

Mark Munn

in The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243491
eISBN:
9780520931589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243491.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter demonstrates how the inescapability of death for the men and women who lived and performed as rulers in Lydia was articulated through ritual, monument, and myth into a vindication of ... More


‘Behold the Human Being’

John Behr

in John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198837534
eISBN:
9780191874178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837534.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Four demonstrates how Christ’s word from the Cross, ‘It is Finished’, refers back to the opening verses of Genesis, where, unlike every other aspect of creation, which is brought into ... More


Christian Faith and Intellectual Culture

D. H. Williams

in Defending and Defining the Faith: An Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190620509
eISBN:
9780190620530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620509.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the work of Justin the Martyr, who broke new ground in his defense of Christianity. He identified with certain elements of his pagan opponents’ position and created bridges ... More


Pilgrimage toward Unity: Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI in Jerusalem Based on Correspondence and Archives

John Chryssavgis

in Dialogue of Love: Breaking the Silence of Centuries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823264001
eISBN:
9780823266715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264001.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the historical meeting between Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI. This meeting was more than a pilgrimage to the Holy Land for the Pope because this was the ... 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


Preference in Paris

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The pursuit of knowledge, cultural relations and diplomatic practice are discussed in this chapter in the context of the Treaty of Sèvres, the framing the League of Nations, and the role of early ... More


Diplomatic Deliverables

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

US assistance programs under the 1954 Agricultural Trade and Assistance Act (Public Law 480) put excess currency toward archaeology. “Winning hearts and minds” included the preservation and ... More


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