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Author Kloos, Kari
Title Christ, Creation, and the Vision of God : Augustine's Transformation of Early Christian Theophany Interpretation
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2010
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (232 pages)
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Series The Bible in Ancient Christianity Ser. ; v.7
The Bible in Ancient Christianity Ser
Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- PART ONE WHY THE SON? THE FOUNDATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT OF LITERAL CHRISTOLOGICAL THEOPHANY EXEGESIS -- Chapter One The polemical-doctrinal strand: Identity and mediation -- Chapter Two The spiritual strand: Vision and transformation -- Chapter Three Theophany interpretation and pro-Nicene theology -- PART TWO FROM CHRIST TO TRIUNE GOD: AUGUSTINE'S CRITIQUE OF PATRISTIC THEOPHANY NARRATIVE EXEGESIS -- Chapter Four Vision, signs, and Christ in Augustine's early theophany narrative interpretation -- Chapter Five Augustine's exegetical shift in De Trinitate -- Chapter Six The implications of Augustine's theophany narrative exegesis -- Conclusion -- Select Bibliography -- Index of Scriptural References -- Index of Ancient Writings
Early Christians interpreted the biblical theophany narratives as manifestations of Christ, yet Augustine challenged and reconfigured this view. Developing over centuries into two major exegetical strands, the transformation of theophany interpretation reveals the critical and adaptive capacity of patristic exegesis
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kloos, Kari Christ, Creation, and the Vision of God : Augustine's Transformation of Early Christian Theophany Interpretation Leiden : BRILL,c2010 9789004191297
Subject Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo -- Influence.;Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo.;Presence of God -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.;Theophanies in the Bible.;Theophanies -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.;Trinity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
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