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The Resource The hungry are dying : beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia, Susan R. Holman

The hungry are dying : beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia, Susan R. Holman

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The hungry are dying : beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia
Title
The hungry are dying
Title remainder
beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia
Statement of responsibility
Susan R. Holman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study examines a collection of sermons about poverty, starvation, and disease written by three leading Christian bishops of late antiquity: Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Gregory of Nyssa
Member of
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Holman, Susan R
Dewey number
261.8/325/093934
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in historical theology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Cappadocian Fathers
  • Poverty
  • Sermons, Greek
Label
The hungry are dying : beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia, Susan R. Holman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-221) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Diseased and Holy: The Peri Philoptochias Sermons and the Transforming Body
  • 5.
  • Conclusion: Between Courtyard and Altar
  • App. A.
  • Basil of Caesarea, "In Time of Famine and Drought"
  • App. B.
  • Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Love of the Poor" 1: "On Good Works"
  • App. C.
  • Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Love of the Poor" 2: "On the Saying, 'Whoever Has Done It to One of These Has Done It to Me'"
  • Introduction: Placing the Poor
  • 1.
  • Leitourgia and the Poor in the Early Christian World
  • 2.
  • Hunger: Famine, Relief, and Identity in Basil's Cappadocia
  • 3.
  • Penury and Divine Gift: The Poor as Fiscal Body
  • 4.
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ocm65183583
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Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 231 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781423762300
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map
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Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)65183583
Label
The hungry are dying : beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia, Susan R. Holman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-221) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Diseased and Holy: The Peri Philoptochias Sermons and the Transforming Body
  • 5.
  • Conclusion: Between Courtyard and Altar
  • App. A.
  • Basil of Caesarea, "In Time of Famine and Drought"
  • App. B.
  • Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Love of the Poor" 1: "On Good Works"
  • App. C.
  • Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Love of the Poor" 2: "On the Saying, 'Whoever Has Done It to One of These Has Done It to Me'"
  • Introduction: Placing the Poor
  • 1.
  • Leitourgia and the Poor in the Early Christian World
  • 2.
  • Hunger: Famine, Relief, and Identity in Basil's Cappadocia
  • 3.
  • Penury and Divine Gift: The Poor as Fiscal Body
  • 4.
Control code
ocm65183583
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 231 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423762300
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65183583

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