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Hermeneutics of Holiness: Ancient Jewish and Christian Notions of Sexuality and Religious Community

Naomi Koltun-Fromm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736485
eISBN:
9780199866427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736485.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

Hermeneutics of Holiness focuses on the historical, theological, and literary trajectories of the Hebrew biblical notions of holiness from the biblical context into the fourth-century Jewish and ... More


Justin’s Advertisement of the Syntagma against All the Heresies

Geoffrey S. Smith

in Guilt by Association: Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199386789
eISBN:
9780199386802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386789.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter revisits a topic that has received much attention in scholarship: Justin’s role in the emergence of the heresiological tradition. Since Justin is often thought to have authored the ... More


The Early Text of John *

Juan Chapa

in The Early Text of the New Testament

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199566365
eISBN:
9780191740985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566365.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter looks at the available manuscript evidence of the Fourth Gospel before the great uncial codices from the fourth century were written. It presents an overview of the sixteen papyri and a ... More


The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... More


An Inextinguishable Memory: ‘Pagan’ Past and Presence in Early Christian Writing

Josef Lössl

in Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199656035
eISBN:
9780191767821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656035.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Early Christian Studies

This essay focuses on the engagement of early Christian literature with ‘other religions’ and with the construction of a classical, pagan tradition as a cultural and religious other for the purpose ... More


Relapse: Transmitting Roman Plague in the West

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The seventh chapter of this project examines the transmission of Roman plague in literary and visual arts, beginning with the early Christian period and proceeding up through the present day. Such a ... More


Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Volume I: Sources From Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

John Reeves and Annette Yoshiko Reed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198718413
eISBN:
9780191787683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718413.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book provides scholars with a comprehensive collection of core references extracted from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim literature to a plethora of ancient writings associated with the name of ... More


The Poetics of Late Latin Literature

Jas' Elsner and Jesús Hernández Lobato (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199355631
eISBN:
9780199355655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355631.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aesthetic changes in late Roman literature speak to the foundations of modern Western culture. The dawn of a modern way of being in the world, one that most Europeans and Americans would ... More


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