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Names: Witkamp, Nathan, author.

Title: Tradition and innovation : baptismal rite and mystagogy in Theodore of Mopsuestia and Narsai of Nisibis / by Nathan Witkamp.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018] | Series: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae: texts and studies of early Christian life and language, ISSN 0920-623x ; volume 149 | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2018034302 (print) | LCCN 2018039899 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004377868 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004377851 (hardback :alk. paper)

Subjects: LCSH: Baptism–History–Early church, ca. 30-600. | Narsai, approximately 413-503. Homilies. | Theodore, Bishop of Mopsuestia, approximately 350-428 or 429. | Mystagogy–Christianity–History of doctrines–Early church, ca. 30-600. | Liturgics–History.

Classification: LCC BV803 (ebook) | LCC BV803 .W58 2018 (print) | DDC 264/.014081–dc23

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ISSN 0920-623x

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