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    Free download Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine PDF/EPUB Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine William's task in this book is to define a distinctively Christian genre of biography in late antiuity to defend his definition and to explicate its significance This he does with primary reference to Eusebius' Constantine Gregory of Nyssa's Basil Athanasius' Life of Anthony Jerome's Paul and Hilarion and Augustine's Confessions emp

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  • Hardcover
  • 273
  • Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine
  • Michael Stuart Williams
  • English
  • 13 May 2020
  • 9780521894906

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Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine Free read Å 100 S within it It was a world in which lives might be authored by Xians but could be authorised only by GodIntroduction biography typologyPrefaceAbbreviations1 Constantine the authorised life2 Gregory Basil a double life3 Antony Jerome life on the edge4 Augustine the life of the mind5 The end of sacred historyConclusion authorised livesBibliographyConclusion.

Download é PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Michael Stuart WilliamsAuthorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine

Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine Free read Å 100 What was distinctive about Xian biography in late antiuity This book examines a range of biographies of prominent Xians written in the 4 5th centuries suggesting they share a purpose function which sets them apart from non Xian euivalents This was an age in which the lives of saints 1st emerged as a literary phenomenon a broad perspective on this developi.

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Authorised Lives in Early Christian Biography Between Eusebius and Augustine Free read Å 100 Ng genre is complemented by close readings of problematic works such as Eusebius of Caesarea's Life of Constantine the Confessions of Augustine of Hippo In including such idiosyncratic examples the aim is to provide a definition of Xian biography which extends beyond mere hagiography which expresses a new understanding of the world the place of individual.