ISBN-10:
9004138838
ISBN-13:
9789004138834
Pub. Date:
08/30/2004
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Demonstrative Proof in Defence of God: A Study of Titus of Bostra's Contra Manichaeos- The Work's Sources, Aims and Relation to its Contemporary Theology

Demonstrative Proof in Defence of God: A Study of Titus of Bostra's Contra Manichaeos- The Work's Sources, Aims and Relation to its Contemporary Theology

by Nils Arne Pedersen

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ISBN-13: 9789004138834
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/30/2004
Series: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies Series , #56
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 9.56(w) x 6.44(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Nils Arne Pedersen, Dr. Theol. (1996), University of Aarhus (Denmark), is Associate Professor of Church History. He has published on Patristics and Manichaeism including Studies in The Sermon on the Great War (Aarhus University Press, 1996) and Manichaean Homilies (Brepols).

Table of Contents

Preface
I. Introduction
II. Summary of Contents
III. Receptions, editions and scholarship history of ‘Contra Manichaeos’
IV. The historical and literary context for Titus of Bostra’s ‘Contra Manichaeos’
V. The audience for ‘Contra Manichaeos’ and the portrayal of Manichaeism that Titus wished to present to them
VI. The Manichaean texts used by Titus of Bostra
VII. Titus of Bostra’s philosophical position
VIII. Titus of Bostra’s interpretation of the Paradise narrative
IX. Comparison between the exegesis of Genesis in Titus of Bostra and in a number of writers in “the Antiochene School”
X. Summary of the study’s most important conclusions
XI. Critical examinations of the text
Bibliography
Indices

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