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Suffering and evil in early Christian thought / edited by Nonna Verna Harrison and David G. Hunter.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xi, 271 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Holy Cross studies in patristic theology and history. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-250) and indexes.
Contents:
An overview of patristic theodicies / Paul L. Gavrilyuk -- Theodicy in apocalyptic thought: from ancient visions to (post)modern nightmares / John W. Martens -- The suffering of martyrdom: Greek perspectives in the fourth and fifth centuries / James C. Skedros -- Learning through experience: the pedagogy of suffering and death in Irenaeus / John Behr -- The enemies of God: demons and the persecuting emperors in Lactantius / Dennis P. Quinn -- Christus victor in the work of Ephrem, Narsai, and Jacob of Serug / Gary A. Anderson -- Greek patristic perspectives on the origins of social injustice / Nonna Verna Harrison -- Sympathetic philosophy: the Christian response to suffering according to John Chrysostom's Commentary on Job / Douglas Finn -- John Chrysostom on the man born blind (John 9) / Nonna Verna Harrison -- The deaths of Macrina and Monica in Gregory of Nyssa's Life of Macrina and Augustine's Confessions: the female philosopher and the problem of Christian grief / Regina L. Walton -- Evil, suffering, and embodiment in Augustine / David G. Hunter -- Theodore of Mopsuestia and the pedagogy of destruction / Eric Phillips -- The Word and his flesh: human weakness and the identity of Jesus in Greek patristic christology / Brian E. Daley, SJ -- Suffering impassibly: Christ's passion in Cyril of Alexandria's soteriology / J. Warren Smith -- "The impassible suffers" / Kallistos Ware, Metropolitan of Diokleia.
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ISBN:
  • 9780801030789 (pbk.)
  • 0801030781 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2016011173
OCLC:
934504625
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