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Title: Preaching after Easter: Mid-Pentecost, Ascension, and Pentecost in Late Antiquity
Author: Bishop, Richard W
Additional Authors or Contributors: Johan Leemans, Hajnalka Tamas (eds)
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2016
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004315532
Volumes: 1; Pages:
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The studies collected in Preaching after Easter examine the festal history and homiletics of Mid-Pentecost, Ascension, and Pentecost in the late antique Mediterranean world. Articles on individual sermons or the work of individual preachers such as John Chrysostom, Augustine of Hippo, Peter Chrysologus, Leo the Great, and Severus of Antioch exhibit the richness of late antique festal preaching. Questions of authenticity, heresiology, and theological, exegetical, or liturgical history are addressed with methodological rigor. Complementary contributions that deal with ancient Jewish-Christian dialogue, art-historical reception, and contemporary liturgical theology illustrate the wide ramifications of ancient Christian festal practice. Students and scholars of these feasts and the interpretive traditions devoted to them will find this volume to be an indispensable source of information and analysis.
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