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Christian theological literature

Lössl, Josef 2018. Christian theological literature. McGill, Scott and Watts, Edward J., eds. A Companion to Late Antique Literature, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 327-342. (10.1002/9781118830390.ch20)

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Following an analysis of the meaning of the terms “Christian,” “Theological,” and “Literature,” some characteristic types and forms of such literature are discussed (e. g. apologies, heresiologies, and creeds and related literature) as well as some individual authors and their works, including Origen (De principiis), Lactantius, Athanasius (Contra Arianos, De synodis), Basil of Caesarea (De spiritu sancto), Gregory of Nazianzus (Theological Orations), Cyril of Alexandria, Augustine (De Trinitate), Boethius and Pseudo‐Dionysius.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
P Language and Literature > PA Classical philology
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
ISBN: 9781118830390
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2018 14:30

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