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The Resource Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice : the case of Adimantus and Augustine, by Jacob Albert van den Berg, (electronic resource)

Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice : the case of Adimantus and Augustine, by Jacob Albert van den Berg, (electronic resource)

Label
Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice : the case of Adimantus and Augustine
Title
Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice
Title remainder
the case of Adimantus and Augustine
Statement of responsibility
by Jacob Albert van den Berg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
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CaPaEBR
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1975-
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Berg, Jacob Albert van den
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies,
Series volume
v. 70
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  • Augustine
  • Manichaeism
Label
Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice : the case of Adimantus and Augustine, by Jacob Albert van den Berg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Radboud University of Nijmegen, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. Augustine, manichaeism, and Holy Scripture -- Purpose -- Outline of the study -- Relevance -- Adimantus : a manichaean missionary. Adimantus' identity -- Augustine on Adimantus -- The argument from the Greek abjuration formulae -- The different regions of Adimantus' activity -- The relationship between the names 'Adimantus' and 'Addas -- Adimantus = Pappos? -- Adimantus' biography -- Adimantus' background -- Adimantus as a member of Mani's church -- Adimantus' missionary journeys -- Mani's missionary precepts and Adimantus -- Adimantus' missionary activities -- Provisional conclusions -- Adimantus' Disputationes : a reconstruction. Introduction -- Augustine's acquaintance with the Disputationes -- The years of Augustine's priesthood -- The Manichaean years -- Disputationes refuted in Contra adimantum -- The structure of Contra adimantum -- Double answers -- (Parts of) sermons in Contra adimantum -- Contra adimantum : preliminary conclusion -- Adimantus' Disputationes in Contra adimantum -- Disputationes disproved in sermons -- Introduction -- Sermons discussing disputations also refuted in Contra adimantum -- Sermons discussing disputations not mentioned in Contra adimantum -- The Disputationes in other works of Augustine -- Introduction -- Contra faustum -- De Genesi adversus Manichaeos -- De Genesi ad litteram libri duodecim -- Adimantus' Disputationes : a reconstruction of its contents -- Analysis of the Disputationes : its method, contents, and purposes. Introduction -- Bible texts -- Method and limitations -- The Old Testament quotations -- The New Testament quotations -- Exegetical methods of the Disputationes -- The methodological application of 'antitheses' -- The literal sense -- Did Adimantus ignore the context? -- Contents of the Disputationes -- Subjects of the Disputationes -- Arguments quoted in full -- Evaluation -- The form of the Disputationes -- The target group of the Disputationes -- The relevance of the Old Testament to Adimantus -- The importance attached to the New Testament -- The literary context of the Disputationes. Introduction -- Relevance -- Method -- The Contra faustum and the Capitula -- Writings against the superstitio of the Jews -- Writings against the deceit of the 'semi-christiani' -- Faustus' introduction to his Capitula -- Adimantus' fame as 'Paraclete' -- Adimantus' criticism of Christ's genealogies -- Adimantus' criticism of positive references to the Hebrew Bible -- Concluding remarks -- Other works -- The Modion -- Adimantus on the Manichaean myth -- The Kephalaia -- Evaluation -- Conclusions and suggestions for further research
Control code
ebr10439093
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 239 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
col. ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701015197
Label
Biblical argument in Manichaean missionary practice : the case of Adimantus and Augustine, by Jacob Albert van den Berg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Radboud University of Nijmegen, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. Augustine, manichaeism, and Holy Scripture -- Purpose -- Outline of the study -- Relevance -- Adimantus : a manichaean missionary. Adimantus' identity -- Augustine on Adimantus -- The argument from the Greek abjuration formulae -- The different regions of Adimantus' activity -- The relationship between the names 'Adimantus' and 'Addas -- Adimantus = Pappos? -- Adimantus' biography -- Adimantus' background -- Adimantus as a member of Mani's church -- Adimantus' missionary journeys -- Mani's missionary precepts and Adimantus -- Adimantus' missionary activities -- Provisional conclusions -- Adimantus' Disputationes : a reconstruction. Introduction -- Augustine's acquaintance with the Disputationes -- The years of Augustine's priesthood -- The Manichaean years -- Disputationes refuted in Contra adimantum -- The structure of Contra adimantum -- Double answers -- (Parts of) sermons in Contra adimantum -- Contra adimantum : preliminary conclusion -- Adimantus' Disputationes in Contra adimantum -- Disputationes disproved in sermons -- Introduction -- Sermons discussing disputations also refuted in Contra adimantum -- Sermons discussing disputations not mentioned in Contra adimantum -- The Disputationes in other works of Augustine -- Introduction -- Contra faustum -- De Genesi adversus Manichaeos -- De Genesi ad litteram libri duodecim -- Adimantus' Disputationes : a reconstruction of its contents -- Analysis of the Disputationes : its method, contents, and purposes. Introduction -- Bible texts -- Method and limitations -- The Old Testament quotations -- The New Testament quotations -- Exegetical methods of the Disputationes -- The methodological application of 'antitheses' -- The literal sense -- Did Adimantus ignore the context? -- Contents of the Disputationes -- Subjects of the Disputationes -- Arguments quoted in full -- Evaluation -- The form of the Disputationes -- The target group of the Disputationes -- The relevance of the Old Testament to Adimantus -- The importance attached to the New Testament -- The literary context of the Disputationes. Introduction -- Relevance -- Method -- The Contra faustum and the Capitula -- Writings against the superstitio of the Jews -- Writings against the deceit of the 'semi-christiani' -- Faustus' introduction to his Capitula -- Adimantus' fame as 'Paraclete' -- Adimantus' criticism of Christ's genealogies -- Adimantus' criticism of positive references to the Hebrew Bible -- Concluding remarks -- Other works -- The Modion -- Adimantus on the Manichaean myth -- The Kephalaia -- Evaluation -- Conclusions and suggestions for further research
Control code
ebr10439093
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 239 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
col. ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)701015197

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