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Classification in a Christian Empire

Philip Wood

in ‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines fifth‐century ecclesiastical historians as evidence for the Christianisation of Roman politicatl ideas. These historians used heresiology as an extension of classical ... More


Defining Heresy and Orthodoxy

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that late Roman heresiology was not simply a discourse controlled by the ‘orthodox’ at the expense of the ‘heretic’ — all Christians were inscribed within it whether they wanted ... More


Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Todd S. Berzon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book investigates late antique Christian heresiologies as ethnographies that catalogued and detailed the origins, rituals, doctrines, and customs of the heretics in explicitly polemical and ... More


Carl Schmitt, the Inquisition, and Totalitarianism

Arthur Versluis

in The New Inquisitions: Heretic-Hunting and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Totalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306378
eISBN:
9780199850914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306378.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines German philosopher and political theorist Carl Schmitt's view on the Inquisition and his contribution to the emergence of modern totalitarianism. It provides background ... More


Augustine and Origen: Fathers of Pelagianism

Dominic Keech

in The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo, 396-430

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662234
eISBN:
9780191746314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662234.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 2 reassesses Augustine’s engagement in the Origenist controversy, to provide a new critical backdrop to his role in the Pelagian crisis. Comparing divergent, contemporary accounts of ... More


In Dialogue with Heresy: Christian Polemical Literature

Robin Whelan

in Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that a sophisticated culture of Christian disputation continued in Vandal Africa. It explores an understudied cache of heresiological literature, written in all the genres that ... More


Ecclesiastical Histories: Reinventing the Arians

Robin Whelan

in Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the fundamental Nicene response to their opponents’ claim to Christian orthodoxy: they made them into Arians. It shows the intellectual effort this (deceptively difficult) move ... More


The Rhetoric of Heresiological Prefaces

Richard Flower

in Rhetoric and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198813194
eISBN:
9780191851216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813194.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The genre of heresiology—catalogues of heretics and their supposed beliefs—flourished in late antiquity, especially from the late fourth century. This chapter forms part of a reappraisal of this ... More


Heresiology as Ethnography: The Ethnographic Disposition

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter analyzes the forms and functions of ancient ethnography to provide the analytical foundation for the discussion of Christian heresiology as a mode of ethnographic writing. Through ... More


Knowledge Fair and Foul: The Rhetoric of Heresiological Inquiry

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter studies heresiological theorizations of social discourse and exchange—the lifeblood of ethnography. Tertullian's Rule against the Heretics insists on the theological futility of ... More


From Ethnography to List: Transcribing and Traversing Heresy

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter turns to Augustine's De haeresibus to examine how he confronts not only the textual possibilities and limitations of epistemological representation, but also the theoretical capacity to ... More


Epilogue: The Legacy of Heresiology

Todd S. Berzon

in Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter explains that heresiology was an endeavor created not simply through competition—as much between heretics and heresiologists as among the heresiologists themselves—but through ... More


Byzantines, Armenians, and Latins: Unleavened Bread and Heresy in the Tenth Century

Tia Kolbaba

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/9780823251926.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Byzantine reactions to Latin Christianity in the tenth century were shaped by tenth-century imperial advances on the eastern frontier, and especially by the incorporation of Armenians into the ... More


Doxography, Pseudo-Pauline Literature, and the Christian Heresy Catalogue

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/9780199386789.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 1 takes up the question of the origins of the early Christian heresy catalogue. If the earliest followers of Jesus did not make use of this polemical genre, where then did it come from? ... 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 Apostles versus Rival Christs

David L. Eastman

in The Many Deaths of Peter and Paul

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198767183
eISBN:
9780191821363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767183.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

The martyrdom accounts of Peter and Paul display variety on many details, but all include descriptions of their primary antagonists. This chapter explores the two primary characters described in this ... More


The Catholic

Phillip N. Haberkern

in Patron Saint and Prophet: Jan Hus in the Bohemian and German Reformations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190280734
eISBN:
9780190280758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280734.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While Lutheran authors transformed Jan Hus from a forerunner to prophet of their movement, Catholic polemicists forwarded their own interpretations of the Bohemian reformation. At the forefront of ... More


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