University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 3: The Church in the Roman Empire [NOOK Book]

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The University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings, prepared for the highly praised Western civilization sequence at the University of Chicago, were chosen by an outstanding group of scholars whose experience teaching that course spans almost four decades. Each volume includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of ...
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University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 3: The Church in the Roman Empire

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Overview

The University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings, prepared for the highly praised Western civilization sequence at the University of Chicago, were chosen by an outstanding group of scholars whose experience teaching that course spans almost four decades. Each volume includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of recommended parallel readings; and introductions providing background for the selections. Beginning with Periclean Athens and concluding with twentieth-century Europe, these source materials enable teachers and students to explore a variety of critical approaches to important events and themes in Western history.



Individual volumes provide essential background reading for courses covering specific eras and periods. The complete nine-volume series is ideal for general courses in history and Western civilization sequences.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226923307
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1900
  • Series: Readings in Western Civilization , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 514 KB

Table of Contents

Series Editor Foreword

General Introduction and Select Bibliography




The Call to Conversion in a Hostile Environment

1. Justin Martyr, First Apology

2. Tatian, Address to the Greeks

3. Letter to Diognetus





From Persecuted to Persecutor


4.The Martyrdom of Saint Perpetua

5. Eusebius of Caesarea, The Ecclesiastical History

6 Athanasius, History of the Arians

7. Sozomen, Ecclesiastical History

8. Codex Theodosianus, 16.1.1

9. Augustine, Letter 185: On the Correction of the Donatists





Relations between Church Government and Imperial Administration


10. Eusebius of Caesarea, Life of Constantine the Great

11. Ambrose Letter 51: To Theodosius

12. Codex Theodosianus, 16.2.41

13. Jerome, Letter 1: To Innocent

14. Augustine, The City of God

15. Pope Gelasius I, Letter to the Emperor Anastasius





Christianity and Paganism


16. Augustine, The City of God

17. Codex Theodosianus, 16.7.1.5

18. Jerome, Against Vigilantius

19. Athanasius, Discourse 3 against the Arians

20. John Chrysostom, Homilies Concerning the Statues

21. Sozomen, Ecclesiastical History

22. Codex Theodosianus, 15.4.1

23. Ambrose Letters 17 and 18

24. Augustine, Letter 29

25. Gregory I, Dialogues

26. Justinian, Codex, 1.2.9.10





Asceticism


27. Athanasius, Life of Saint Anthony

28. Augustine, Confessions

29. Tertullian, On the Apparel of Women





Church Order


30. Didaskalia Apostolorum

31. Codex Theodosianus, 16.2.27

32. Augustine, Confessions

33. John Chrysostom, Letter to Olympias

34. Aetheria, The Pilgrimage of Etheria

35. Eusebius of Caesarea, The Ecclesiastical History

36. Irenaeus of Lyon, Against Heresies

37. Cyprian of Carthage, Letter 68 (64): To Florentius Pupianus, On Calumniators

38. Pope Leo I, Sermon 3: On the Anniversary of His Elevation to the Pontificate



Index of Names




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