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Wisdom on the Move: Late Antique Traditions in Multicultural Conversation

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Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004430747

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Wisdom on the Move explores religious wisdom traditions in Late Antiquity and beyond. It traces the movement of such texts across linguistic, religious and cultural borders. Particular attention is paid to the monastic Apophthegmata patrum.
Wisdom on the Move: Late Antique Traditions in Multicultural Conversation
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors:
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-08 - Publisher: BRILL

Wisdom on the Move explores religious wisdom traditions in Late Antiquity and beyond. It traces the movement of such texts across linguistic, religious and cultural borders. Particular attention is paid to the monastic Apophthegmata patrum.
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Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Jonathan Douglas Hicks
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Penn State Press

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Pages: 1822
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Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-26 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Origen has been always studied as a theologian and too much credit has been given to Eusebius’ implausible hagiography of him. This book explores who Origen really was, by pondering into his philosophical background, which determines his theological exposition implicitly, yet decisively. For this background to come to light, it
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Language: en
Pages: 490
Authors: Damien Janos
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-15 - Publisher: BRILL

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Language: en
Pages: 508
Authors: Ilaria L.E. Ramelli
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-29 - Publisher: SBL Press

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