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Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life

Peter W. Martens

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639557
eISBN:
9780191738135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639557.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

Scriptural interpretation was an important form of scholarship for Christians in late antiquity. For no one does this claim ring more true than Origen of Alexandria (185–254), one of the most ... More


Epilogue

Peter W. Martens

in Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639557
eISBN:
9780191738135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639557.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

The epilogue gathers together the argument of this study. It also briefly explores the implications of the book's thesis for our understanding of Origen, the history of biblical interpretation (since ... More


The Obscure Figures of the Encyclopedia: Tree Paradigms in the Arbor scientiae

Mary Franklin-Brown

in Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing in the Scholastic Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226260686
eISBN:
9780226260709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260709.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter looks again at Ramon Llull, and argues that Llull's hermeneutics and encyclopedism was shaped and molded by Llull's early apprenticeship in troubadour lyric. The chapter also examines ... More


Devotional Prose

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The works considered in this chapter include a book by each of the two Cardinals de Richelieu revised by Jean Desmarets, together with over a dozen volumes of his own new works, translations, and ... More


Midrash Unbound: Transformations and Innovations

Michael A. Fishbane and Joanna Weinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113713
eISBN:
9781800340169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113713.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Midrash is arguably the most ancient genre of Jewish literature, forming a voluminous body of scriptural exegesis over the course of centuries. There is hardly anything in the ancient rabbinic ... More


Moral Formation and the Path to Scripture

David Satran

in In the Image of Origen: Eros, Virtue, and Constraint in the Early Christian Academy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291232
eISBN:
9780520965089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291232.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the lengthy central portion of the address, in which the author presents his training in ethics and proceeds to discuss the study of theology and scripture. The description of ... More


The Lectionary of Jerusalem

Daniel Galadza

in Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198812036
eISBN:
9780191850042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812036.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the scriptural readings of the Liturgy of St James, focusing on the lectionary of Jerusalem. Gospel and epistle reading cycles of the liturgical calendar are presented and ... More


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