Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century by Cornelia B. Horn

By Cornelia B. Horn

The lifetime of Peter the Iberian via John Rufus documents the ascetic fight of a fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian bishop of Mayyuma, Palestine. Cornelia Horn provides a historical-critical examine of the single large anti-Chalcedonian witness to the background of the clash in Palestine and analyses the formative interval of fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian hierarchy, theology, and its ascetic expression. vital issues are pilgrimage as an ascetic excellent and
asceticism as resource of theological authority. Archaeological info on many locations within the Levant and textual assets in Syriac, Coptic, Greek, Armenian, and Georgian are tested. This ebook contributes to our realizing of the origins of anti-Chalcedonian theology and the impact of asceticism on its
development, the Christian topography of the Levant, and the heritage of the anti-Chalcedonian circulate in Palestine.

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