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The Resource Wandering, begging monks : spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity, Daniel Caner

Wandering, begging monks : spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity, Daniel Caner

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Wandering, begging monks : spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity
Title
Wandering, begging monks
Title remainder
spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Caner
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries. This study explores this type of Christian poverty and the challenge it posed for episcopal authority
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caner, Daniel
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Transformation of the classical heritage
Series volume
33
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Messalians
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Messalians
  • Monastic and religious life
Label
Wandering, begging monks : spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity, Daniel Caner
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Wandering in the Desert and the Virtues of Manual Labor -- Xeniteia in the Desert -- Stories of the Wandering Pioneers -- Settling the Desert -- Wandering in Dejection and the Solace of Manual Labor -- Wandering and Sustenance in the Desert -- Wandering and Communal Stability in the Desert -- Apostolic Wanderers of Third-Century Syria -- An Apostolic Paradigm for Ascetic Wanderers: The Acts of Thomas -- A Manual for Apostolic Wanderers: Pseudo-Clement's Letters to Virgins -- The Continuing Influence of the Apostolic Paradigm -- In Support of "People Who Pray": Apostolic Monasticism and the Messalian Controversy -- The Evolution of the Messalian Profile -- Toward a Broader Definition of the Messalian Controversy -- Conflicting Assumptions of Orthodox Monastic Practice in the East -- Conflicting Assumptions of Orthodox Monastic Practice in the West -- Apostle and Heretic: The Controversial Career of Alexander the Sleepless -- Alexander the Apostolic Man -- Alexander the Heretic -- Spiritual Authority and the Messalian Controversy -- Hypocrites and Pseudomonks: Beggars, Bishops, and Ascetic Teachers in Cities of the Early Fifth Century -- Beggars at the Gates -- John Chrysostom and the Christmongers of Constantinople -- Nilus and the Ascetic Parasites of Ancyra -- John Chrysostom and the Monks of Constantinople -- Monastic Patronage and Social Mobility -- Monastic Patronage and the Two Churches of Constantinople -- Dalmatius and Ascetic Enthusiasts in the Downfall of Nestorius -- Eutyches and the Circumcellions of Constantinople -- Toward a New Era in Church and Monastic Relations -- Epilogue -- App The Life of Alexander Akoimetos -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm55890723
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520233249
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780520928503
Other physical details
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt491w
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55890723
Label
Wandering, begging monks : spiritual authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity, Daniel Caner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-309) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Wandering in the Desert and the Virtues of Manual Labor -- Xeniteia in the Desert -- Stories of the Wandering Pioneers -- Settling the Desert -- Wandering in Dejection and the Solace of Manual Labor -- Wandering and Sustenance in the Desert -- Wandering and Communal Stability in the Desert -- Apostolic Wanderers of Third-Century Syria -- An Apostolic Paradigm for Ascetic Wanderers: The Acts of Thomas -- A Manual for Apostolic Wanderers: Pseudo-Clement's Letters to Virgins -- The Continuing Influence of the Apostolic Paradigm -- In Support of "People Who Pray": Apostolic Monasticism and the Messalian Controversy -- The Evolution of the Messalian Profile -- Toward a Broader Definition of the Messalian Controversy -- Conflicting Assumptions of Orthodox Monastic Practice in the East -- Conflicting Assumptions of Orthodox Monastic Practice in the West -- Apostle and Heretic: The Controversial Career of Alexander the Sleepless -- Alexander the Apostolic Man -- Alexander the Heretic -- Spiritual Authority and the Messalian Controversy -- Hypocrites and Pseudomonks: Beggars, Bishops, and Ascetic Teachers in Cities of the Early Fifth Century -- Beggars at the Gates -- John Chrysostom and the Christmongers of Constantinople -- Nilus and the Ascetic Parasites of Ancyra -- John Chrysostom and the Monks of Constantinople -- Monastic Patronage and Social Mobility -- Monastic Patronage and the Two Churches of Constantinople -- Dalmatius and Ascetic Enthusiasts in the Downfall of Nestorius -- Eutyches and the Circumcellions of Constantinople -- Toward a New Era in Church and Monastic Relations -- Epilogue -- App The Life of Alexander Akoimetos -- Select Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocm55890723
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520233249
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780520928503
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt491w
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55890723

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