Read e-book online Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century PDF

By Cornelia B. Horn

ISBN-10: 0199277532

ISBN-13: 9780199277537

The lifetime of Peter the Iberian by way of John Rufus documents the ascetic fight of a fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian bishop of Mayyuma, Palestine. Cornelia Horn offers a historical-critical examine of the one colossal anti-Chalcedonian witness to the historical past of the clash in Palestine and analyses the formative interval of fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian hierarchy, theology, and its ascetic expression. vital topics are pilgrimage as an ascetic excellent and
asceticism as resource of theological authority. Archaeological information on many areas within the Levant and textual assets in Syriac, Coptic, Greek, Armenian, and Georgian are tested. This ebook contributes to our realizing of the origins of anti-Chalcedonian theology and the impression of asceticism on its
development, the Christian topography of the Levant, and the historical past of the anti-Chalcedonian circulation in Palestine.

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