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Christianity and Hellenism in the Fifth-Century Greek East

Theodoret’s Apologetics against the Greeks in Context

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ISBN 9780674060678

Publication Date: 02/04/2013

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface: An Introduction to Theodoret’s Life and Writings
  • Introduction: Theodoret and the Fifth Century
  • 1. The Notion of Therapeia in hodoret: The Apologetic Use and Role of Greek Medicine and Philosophy against the Greeks
  • 2. God, Gods, Angels, Heroes, and Demons: Parallel Notions of Intermediaries
  • 3. Greek Heroes and Christian Martyrs: In Defense of the Friends of God and Heroes of the Faith
  • 4. Christianity as the Universal Practical Virtue
  • 5. Theodoret’s Rhetoric, Style, and Argumentation: Some Literary Considerations
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
    • Primary Sources
    • English Translations
    • Secondary Sources
  • Index of Selected Subjects

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