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Rhetoric and reality in early Christianities, Willi Braun, editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Rhetoric and reality in early Christianities
Title
Rhetoric and reality in early Christianities
Statement of responsibility
Willi Braun, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most pressing issues for scholars of religion concerns the role of persuasion in early Christianities and other religions in Greco-Roman antiquity. The essays in Rhetoric and Reality in Early Christianities explore questions about persuasion and its relationship to early Christianities. The contributors theorize about persuasion as the effect of verbal performances, such as argumentation in accordance with rules of rhetoric, or as a result of other types of performance: ritual, behavioural, or imagistic. They discuss the relationship between the verbal performance of rhetoric and o
Member of
Dewey number
270.1
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Braun, Willi
  • Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion
Series statement
Studies in Christianity and Judaism = Études sur le christianisme et le judaïsme
Series volume
16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
  • Church history
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Persuasion (Rhetoric)
Label
Rhetoric and reality in early Christianities, Willi Braun, editor, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Can Nympha rule this house? The rhetoric of domesticity in Colossians
  • Margaret Y. MacDonald
  • "Raised from the dung": hagiography, liberation, and the social subversiveness of early Medieval Christianity
  • John Kitchen
  • Philosophical counsel versus customary lament in fourth-century Christian responses to death
  • Theodore S. de Bruyn
  • Performativity, narrativity, and cognition: "demythologizing" the Roman cult of Mithras
  • Luther H. Martin
  • Feeling persuaded: Christianization as social formation
  • Chad Kile
  • Rhetoric, rhetoricality, and discourse performances
  • Willi Braun
  • The rhetoric of social construction: language and society in the Gospel of Thomas
  • William E. Arnal
  • Melito of Sardis, the second sophistic, and "Israel"
  • Laurence Broadhurst
  • Early Christian heroes and Lukan narrative: Stephen and the Hellenists in ancient historiographical perspective
  • Todd Penner
Control code
ocm62744710
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280280795
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62744710
Label
Rhetoric and reality in early Christianities, Willi Braun, editor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Can Nympha rule this house? The rhetoric of domesticity in Colossians
  • Margaret Y. MacDonald
  • "Raised from the dung": hagiography, liberation, and the social subversiveness of early Medieval Christianity
  • John Kitchen
  • Philosophical counsel versus customary lament in fourth-century Christian responses to death
  • Theodore S. de Bruyn
  • Performativity, narrativity, and cognition: "demythologizing" the Roman cult of Mithras
  • Luther H. Martin
  • Feeling persuaded: Christianization as social formation
  • Chad Kile
  • Rhetoric, rhetoricality, and discourse performances
  • Willi Braun
  • The rhetoric of social construction: language and society in the Gospel of Thomas
  • William E. Arnal
  • Melito of Sardis, the second sophistic, and "Israel"
  • Laurence Broadhurst
  • Early Christian heroes and Lukan narrative: Stephen and the Hellenists in ancient historiographical perspective
  • Todd Penner
Control code
ocm62744710
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280280795
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62744710

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