Religious Conflict from Early Christianity to the Rise of Islam

Religious Conflict from Early Christianity to the Rise of Islam

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ISBN-13: 9783110488500
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 06/20/2016
Series: Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte Series , #121
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Luckensmeyer, Wendy Mayer, and Bronwen Neil, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Abbreviations 1

Religious Conflict: Definitions, Problems and Theoretical Approaches Wendy Mayer 1

Setting the Record Straight at Galatia: Paul's Narratio (Gal 1:13-2:14) as Response to the Galatian Conflict Ian J. Elmer 21

Early Christian Polemic against Jews and the Persecution of Christians in Rome by Nero James S. McLaren 39

The Use of Isaiah 28:11-12 in 1 Corinthians 14:21 Michael P. Theophilos A.M. Smith 51

Conflict in the Canon: The Pauline Literature and the Gospel of Matthew David C. Sim 71

Rewriting: The Path from Apocryphal to Heretical Pierluigi Piovanelli 87

Inter-City Conflict in the Story of St Michael of Chonai Alan H. Cadwallader 109

John Chrysostom and the Anomoeans: Shaping an Antiochene Perspective on Christology Raymond J. Laird 129

Media Manipulation as a Tool in Religious Conflict: Controlling the Narrative Surrounding the Deposition of John Chrysostom Wendy Mayer 151

Zosimus and the Gallic Churches Geoffrey D. Dunn 169

Religious Conflict between Antioch and Alexandria c. 565-630 CE Pauline Allen 187

Christian-Jewish Conflict in the Light of Heraclius' Forced Conversions and the Beginning of Islam Sarah Gador-Whyte 201

The Earliest Greek Understandings of Islam: John of Damascus and Theophanes the Confessor Bronwen Neil 215

Muhammad the Eschatological Prophet Damien Casey 229

List of Contributors 245

Index of Names and Places 249

General Index 253

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