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Early Christian Catechism

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A catechism is a manual used for teaching or learning Christian faith, and the word is derived from the Greek katechein, meaning ‘to teach’ or ‘to instruct’. While no manual could have existed in the first generation or two of those who...

A. Myth

Hans Urs von Balthasar

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Hans Urs von Balthasar was the author of innumerable theological works including The Glory of the Lord (T&T Clark). He was also the spiritual leader of a religious community in Basel, Switzerland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brian McNeil

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Andrew Louth

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John Saward

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Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams

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Oliver Davies

Oliver Davies

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The Glory of the Lord : Volume IV: A Theological Aesthetics: The Realm of Metaphysics in Antiquity

1989

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...Homer Only the West received the grace of birth under the sign of a perfected cosmos,The uncouth Gilgamesh epic of the Babylonians, the origins of which lie as far back as Sumer, undeniably poses profound questions concerning men—death...

Catechism

The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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Mystery cults

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Christianity is generally recognized as being rather different from the religion of the Graeco-Roman world into which it was born. The public ritual activity of the cities of the Roman empire mainly involved temples, cult statues...

Translator’s Epilogue

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Hans Urs von Balthasar was the author of innumerable theological works including The Glory of the Lord (T&T Clark). He was also the spiritual leader of a religious community in Basel, Switzerland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert J. Daly

Robert J. Daly

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Spirit and Fire : Thematic Anthology of The Writings of Origen

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018

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...I Recent Origen Studies Although there has been nothing in Origen studies comparable to the massive external impact on New Testament studies of such things as the Dead Sea Scrolls, increased access to the religious life and writings...

Constantine’s ‘conversion’

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The conversion of the Roman emperor Constantine on the eve of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 CE has been seen as a key turning point in the history of Christianity, to be compared with the similarly dramatic conversion of Paul...

Cyril of Alexandria

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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Initiation

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Conversion, Creed, Education, Forgiveness, Prayer, Ritual, Sacraments, Schools, Sin, Worship Whatever claims religions may make about the truth of their doctrines, it remains true that most people in the world follow...

Introduction

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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...This article focuses on points specific to the Ethiopian Orthodox Täwah_do Church about Jesus and makes only a brief statement about what it has in common with other churches. (The significance of the word “Täwaḥədo” [meaning “unity...

Theodore of Mopsuestia

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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