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Ascetic behavior in Greco-Roman antiquity

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Published by Fortress Press in Mineapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asceticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600 -- Sources.,
  • Asceticism -- History -- Sources.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient -- History -- Sources.,
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVincent L. Wimbush, editor.
    GenreSources.
    SeriesStudies in antiquity & Christianity, Studies in antiquity and Christianity.
    ContributionsWimbush, Vincent L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5023 .A73 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 514 p. :
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1884092M
    ISBN 100800631056
    LC Control Number90044980

    Hipparchia of Maroneia (/ h ɪ ˈ p ɑːr k i ə /; Greek: Ἱππαρχία ἡ Μαρωνεῖτις; fl. c. BC) was a Cynic philosopher, and wife of Crates of lestisserandsduquebec.com was born in Maroneia, but her family moved to Athens, where Hipparchia came into contact with Crates, the most famous Cynic philosopher in Greece at that time. She fell in love with him, and, despite the disapproval of Born: c. BC, Maroneia, Thrace. They sought to include "representative" texts of a number of types of ascetic piety in Greco-Roman antiquity while avoiding the impression that any one text or group of texts was adequate in fully.

    It is significant that the Society of Biblical Literature Group on Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity, despite prolonged meetings throughout the s, never reached consensus on . Oct 22,  · About Author/Editor(s)/ Contributor(s) Vincent L. Wimbush. Vincent L. Wimbush is Professor of Religion at Claremont Graduate University. He is the author of Paul the Worldly Ascetic; editor of Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A .

    Brown University, Faculty Development Fund, , for index work on SBL volume Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook, ed. Vincent Wimbush (Fortress ). ACLS Travel Grant, August To deliver paper at the 5th International Symposium Syriacum, Belgium. Brown University, Faculty Development Grants, “The Nazirite in Ancient Judaism (Selected Texts).” In Vincent L. Wimbush, ed., Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Source Book, pp. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress Publishers, [click here for pdf file] From Tradition to Commentary: Torah and .


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The twenty-eight texts translated in Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity are an invaluable resource for reconstructing the ascetic movements of the ancient world in all their diversity, volatility, and contemporary excitement. Index & bibliography.

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Wimbush and his co-authors have produced the first book on asceticism that does full justice to the varieties of ascetic behavior in the Greco-Roman. In presenting a selection of twenty-eight texts in translation with introductory essays, Vincent L. Wimbush and his co-authors have produced the first book on asceticism that does full justice to the varieties of ascetic behavior in the Greco-Roman world.

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Sep 10,  · Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity brings together a collection of fascinating texts dealing with a subject of both historical and contemporary interest.

A number of these texts have never before been available in English translation, which makes the collection doubly welcome. [International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Schorlarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences] ascetic behavior in greco-roman antiquity: a sourcebook.

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Vincent L. Wimbush, ed., Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, ). Translations of valuable but hard-to-find sources, including some which deal with women (Ps-Athanasius’ Life of Blessed Syncletica, the Acts of Thomas).

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'This is a short book which covers a mass of material in an accessible but thought-provoking way excellent introductory book.' Source: The Times Literary Supplement 'This book should prove a fabulous resource for courses on the early church or the Roman Empire, from sixth form level through to Cited by: His work compels us to reflect anew on the nature and role of asceticism in antiquity, and, in the process, to consider its meaning and relevance today.”” –James E.

Goehring, Professor of Religion, University of Mary Washington and author of Ascetics, Society, and The Desert “”The Making of the Self: Ancient and Modern Asceticism. All students of religion and culture will be enlightened and delighted and challenged by this book."" --Vincent L.

Wimbush, Professor of Religion, Claremont Graduate University and editor of Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook Richard Valantasis is Professor of Ascetical Theology and Director of the Anglican Studies Program Author: Richard Valantasis.

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Valantasis had already taught me much about asceticism. But this book is Valantasis at his best – articulate, creative, witty, feisty, provocative, brilliant.

Vincent L. Wimbush, editor of Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook. Biblical Literature Group on Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity, despite prolonged meetings throughout the s, never reached consen-sus on a definition of asceticism.

After scholars in the Group rehearsed the dictionary definition of “ascetic” (“given to strict self-denial, esp. for theCited by: Editor, Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Source Book (Studies in Antiquity and Christianity; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, ) Editor, Discursive Formations, Ascetic Piety and the Interpretation of Early Christian Literature, Semeia 57 and 58 (Atlanta: Scholars Press, ).Vincent L.

Wimbush is Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Union Theological Seminary, New York City. Author of Paul the Worldly Ascetic (), he is editor of several important collections, including Ascetic Behavior in Greco-Roman Antiquity () and African Americans and the Bible ().