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Late ancient Christianity

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVirginia Burrus, editor.
    SeriesA people"s history of Christianity ;, v. 2
    ContributionsBurrus, Virginia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR195.C5 L27 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3406593M
    ISBN 100800634128
    LC Control Number2005022290

      This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ranged from enthusiastic assimilation to outright rejection, the latter sometimes masking implicit by: 5.


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Late antiquity saw a proliferation of Christian texts dwelling on the emotions and physical sensations of dying, not as a heroic martyr in a public square or a judge's court, but as an individual, at home in a bed or in a private room.

In sermons, letters, and ascetic traditions, late ancient Christians imagined the last minutes of life and the events that followed death in elaborate detail. Book Description. This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ranged from enthusiastic assimilation to outright rejection, the latter sometimes masking implicit adoption.

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In sermons, letters, and ascetic traditions, late ancient Christians imagined the last minutes of life and the events that followed death in elaborate : Ellen Muehlberger.The literature of late ancient Christianity is rich both in saints who lead lives of almost Edenic health and in saints who court and endure horrifying diseases.

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