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Author: W. Moriarty

primary evidence. The discussion is not motivated by a desire to support any particular view of the historical development of the ministry, as this author does not believe that is relevant to the validity of current order. The issues of whether Clement was accu- rately representing historical events in

In: Vigiliae Christianae

under scrutiny show how religious intolerance was motivated by individual authority, and that particularly in Minorca individual authority derived initially from Paulus Orosius, who brought the material ‘provocation’ for the conflict, the relics of St Stephen. 29 In order to bring a profound symbolism

In: Vigiliae Christianae

Literature Commemoration (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 44, Leiden: Brill, 1997), p. 36. 3) For a discussion of the different phases of the life of these texts, see Emmel, “Religious Tradition, Textual Transmission, and the Nag Hammadi Codices.” VC 61,4_884_445-469.indd 446 VC 61,4_884_445-469.indd 446 9

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: Josef Lössl

detri- mental for the Christian life that believers should hand over their right and duty to do good to a divine regime of favours and indulgences. 38 37 This may be one reason why Christine Mohrmann in her monumental work has not much to say about the speciŽ c Christian meaning of misericordia ; cf. C

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: J.R. Harrison

which decisively accords Paul primacy of place in apostolic history ( Apoc. Paul 46-51). More likely, our author’s focus on Paul is motivated by the desire to present the apostle’s visionary revelation as a paradigm for the gnostic believer’s ascent. Whether the text is ultimately Valentinian in its

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: Pak-Wah Lai

understand, to some extent, the ineffable nature of God. This being said, he also believes that there are limits to creaturely analogies. Thus, when depicting the Son as the image of the Father, we should remember that He is an image, not as an inanimate object is the image of a living thing or as

In: Scrinium

, however, the text has been normalized. This is motivated as follows: "La collection 'Sources Chr6tiennes' s'adressant a un public moins limit6 que celui des seuls sp6cialistes du bas latin, la presentation du Liber scintillarum dans cette collection imposait, non seulement de traduire le texte, mais d

In: Vigiliae Christianae

world-order, though he does not recognize it as a Platonizing interpretation. 68 He sees the view of time as the extension of the movement of present world-order as motivated by the need to have fixed points (i.e. a beginning and an end) for the measurement of time. Such a reconstruction of the Stoic

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: David T. Runia

straight away talk of corruption? §123 SBL Lev, 13: 14-15 solution illustrated by example of living colour in the leper [MOT thematic (but perhaps recalled by in MBL)] §127 SBL Lev, 13: 1 1 -1 3 continuation of illustration, with a new paradox added [MOT thematic] § 131 1 SBL Lev. 13 :34-36 continuation of

In: Vigiliae Christianae
Author: John Whittaker

life into a commonplace theme54 (C.H. I, 31 (I, 18, 8 ff. N-F)): The popularity of the prayer (C.H. I, 31 f.) from which these lines are taken may be judged from its presence in toto in a Christian prayer-book (P. Berol. 9794)55 dating from the late third century after Christ, and from the occurrence

In: Vigiliae Christianae