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The Vision of Didymus the BlindA Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

The Vision of Didymus the Blind: A Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

Grant D. Bayliss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747895
eISBN:
9780191810770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

A broad reading of the theological and exegetical works of Didymus the Blind suggests he is best understood not in terms of older ‘Alexandrian’/‘Antiochene’ paradigms but as a proponent of ... More

Who Were the First Christians?Dismantling the Urban Thesis

Who Were the First Christians?: Dismantling the Urban Thesis

Thomas A. Robinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190620547
eISBN:
9780190620578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620547.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work challenges the consensus that early Christianity was an urban movement that did not reach effectively into the countryside until after the conversion of Emperor Constantine. But that ... More

Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?What We Can Learn from Ancient Biography

Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?: What We Can Learn from Ancient Biography

Michael R. Licona and Craig A. Evans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190264260
eISBN:
9780190264291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264260.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

The majority of New Testament scholars now hold that most if not all of the Gospels belong to the genre of Greco-Roman biography and that this genre permitted some flexibility in the manner ... More

World Upside DownReading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

C. Kavin Rowe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book engages constructively the cultural power of the theological vision of the Acts of the Apostles. According to Acts, the apocalypse of God in Jesus of Nazareth entails the formation of a new ... More

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