Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement has 5 ratings and 3 reviews. Steve said: Drawing out a parallel between Irenaeus and Clement of Alexa. Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement. New York: Oxford University Press, xi+ pp. $ (cloth). The present study brings together.
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Solid scholarship and well-written. Christian life is a “tiptoeing on the earth,” but apatheia for Clement involves not merely avoiding evil and sin but also actively doing good Lists with This Book. Evagrius of Pontus Robert E.
Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement
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Significantly, Irenaeus and Clement present a large body of extant texts from a period in Christianity prior to the rise of monasticism. Book ratings ascdticism Goodreads.
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Jeremy added athropology Jan 02, Franklin Tait marked it as to-read Feb 07, Peter Abdelmalak marked it as to-read May 23, Book titles OR Journal titles. By exploring these writings from within their own theological perspectives, John Behr also offers a theological critique of the prevailing approach to the asceticism of Late Antiquity. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
He is also the co-editor of The Role of Life in Death: Choose your country or region Close. A scholarly work looking at some of the earlier church fathers and giving us some key insights into what they thought was important in the life of the church. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Irenaeus maintains the unity of Scripture through the christocentric exegesis upon which he bases his theology.
Human existence as a irenaeuz being includes sexuality as a permanent part of the framework within which males and females grow towards God.
Irenaeus of Lyons John Behr. By exploring their theological perspectives through their writings, the author also offers a theological critique of the prevailing approach to the asceticism of Late Antiquity. Journal of Early Christian Studies. From Breath to Spirit 1. Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement examines the ways in which Irenaeus and Clement anthropoloyg what it means to be human. Amthropology maintains a unified anthropology wherein humanity’s physical or natural state is enlivened by the breath of life given by God.
Tika marked it as to-read Jan 20, Chapter 6 The Higher Christian Irenqeus Matthew Palmer is currently reading it Jul 14, Writing before monasticism became the dominant paradigm of Christian asceticism, Irenaeus and Clement afford fascinating glimpses of alternative approaches. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Tyson Guthrie marked it as to-read Aug 26, Review quote Behr’s work is fascinating, particularly as his readings of Irenaean texts concerning the complex question of the relationship of soul, breath of life and the Holy Spirit differ significantly from standard interpretations. Asceticism and Anthropology in Irenaeus and Clement. BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 13, Chapter 1 The Economy of God. No trivia or quizzes yet.
The Economy of God. Here human sexuality is strictly limited by the finality of procreation and abandoned in the resurrection.