Repentance in late antiquity eastern asceticism and the framing of the Christian life c.400-650 CE

This study provides a fresh perspective on the concept of repentance in early Christianity. Alexis Torrance focuses on writings by several ascetic theologians of the fifth to seventh centuries, and also examines texts from Scripture, early Christian treatises and homilies, apocalyptic material, and...

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Main Author: Torrance, Alexis
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
Series:Oxford theology and religion monographs / Oxford theology and religion monographs
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This study provides a fresh perspective on the concept of repentance in early Christianity. Alexis Torrance focuses on writings by several ascetic theologians of the fifth to seventh centuries, and also examines texts from Scripture, early Christian treatises and homilies, apocalyptic material, and canonical literature
Item Description:Series from CIP print record
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191745065