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Author Muehlberger, Ellen
Title Angels in late ancient Christianity / Ellen Muehlberger
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2013
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BT966.3 M945 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001150382
Descript x, 279 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-272) and index
Late ancient theories of angels: Evagrius of Pontus and Augustine of Hippo compared -- Locating Christ in scripture: angels in the development of theological reading -- Angels as equipment for living: the companion angel tradition in Evagrian Christianity -- Crossing over: the companion angel tradition in exemplary lives -- Defining others: asceticism and the discourse of the angelic life -- Bringing angels into the world: catechesis and the Christian imagination -- Conclusion : the limits of angelology
Subject Angels -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600
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