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The Rabbula Corpus: Comprising the Life of Rabbula, His Correspondence, a Homily Delivered in Constantinople, Canons, and Hymns (Writings from the ... Literature Writings from the Greco-Roman)

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A significant new study of Rabbula and Christianity in Edessa

This volume makes available for the first time both the Syriac text and an English translation of every available original composition by Rabbula, the controversial bishop of Edessa (ca. 411-435 CE). It includes a new edition of the Life of Rabbula and other biographical traditions about him, including his conversion from paganism to Christianity. The texts collected in the volume are a valuable source for studying the reception history of biblical themes. In addition, the corpus offers insights into the beginnings of ecclesiastical legislation in the East, charitable work, pilgrimage, ascetic ideals, and church administration. Horn and Phenix examine Rabbula's contribution to the Christological controversies of the fifth and sixth centuries, including his influence on Cyril of Alexandria in his debate with Theodoret of Cyrrhus and Theodore of Mopsuestia.

Features

  • A critical study of the theological, cultural, and historical development of Syriac Christianity
  • Thorough historical, theological, and socio-cultural analysis provided for each text
  • A previously unidentified Christian Palestinian Aramaic fragment

Product Specifications

Author
  • Robert R. Phenix Jr.
  • Cornelia B. Horn
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781589831278
EANList
  • 9781589831278
Edition
First
ISBN
1589831276
ItemDimensions
  • 900 hundredths-inches
  • 600 hundredths-inches
  • 181 hundredths-inches
Label
SBL Press
Languages
  • English, Published English, Original Language English, Unknown
Manufacturer
SBL Press
NumberOfPages
750
PackageDimensions
  • 205 hundredths-inches
  • 913 hundredths-inches
  • 282 hundredths-pounds
  • 614 hundredths-inches
PackageQuantity
1
ProductGroup
Book
ProductTypeName
ABIS_BOOK
PublicationDate
2017-03-28
Publisher
SBL Press
Studio
SBL Press
Title
The Rabbula Corpus: Comprising the Life of Rabbula, His Correspondence, a Homily Delivered in Constantinople, Canons, and Hymns (Writings from the ... Literature Writings from the Greco-Roman)
isbn-13-20
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