Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: a study of Jacob of Serugh

This study develops a methodology for approaching homilies that draws on a broader understanding of audience as both the physical audience and the readership of sermons. It then offers a case study on the Syriac preacher Jacob of Serguh whose metrical homilies form one of the largest sermon collecti...

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Main Author: Forness, Philip Michael
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018
Edition:First edition
Series/Journal:Oxford early Christian studies
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Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Byzantine Empire / Christianity / Jacobus, Sarugensis 451-521 / Christology / Homiletics
Further subjects:B Jacob of Serug 451-521
B Preaching
B Jacob ; of Serug ; 451-521
B Jesus Christ ; Person and offices
B Thesis
B Jesus Christ Person and offices
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:This study develops a methodology for approaching homilies that draws on a broader understanding of audience as both the physical audience and the readership of sermons. It then offers a case study on the Syriac preacher Jacob of Serguh whose metrical homilies form one of the largest sermon collections in any language from late antiquity
Item Description:Revised version of the doctoral dissertation submitted to Princeton Theological Seminary in Spring 2016Includes bibliographical references and indexThis edition previously issued in print: 2018Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0191865915
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198826453.001.0001