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Author Name    Conybeare, Catherine

Title   PAULINUS NOSTER Self and Symbols in the Letters of Paulinus of Nola

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Publisher    Clarendon Press 2000

ISBN Number    0199240728 / 9780199240722

Seller ID   134

Dustjacket protected in mylar. ; This literate and accessible study examines the profound impact Paulinus had on Christian thought during a crucial period of its development. The letters of Paulinus and his correspondents portray an early Christian 'web' of shared concepts, intellectual discussion, and group development. Catherine Conybeare examines how the very process of writing and transmitting letters between members of a community helped to bind that community together and to aid the creation of ideas that would continue to reverberate for centuries. Paulinus was key to that group iconic as a model of behavior, as a conversion success story, and as an intellectual contributor able to bridge the old world and the new. A subtext shows how neoplatonism was christianized by this network of new converts which included Augustine among others. ; Oxford Early Christian Studies; 200 pages

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Price = 110.00 USD



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