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Cynthia J. Stallman-Pacitti

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solitary life, living in a ‘tower’. The Apostle Peter, arriving in in the province of Pontos, encounters St Pankratios. The Apostle preaches there, ordains a certain Maximos as bishop of the village and recruits St Pankratios as his follower. The Apostle Peter transmits to Maximos the rule of the church

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Catherine Gines Taylor

spindle are the bittersweet symbols of the powerful capacity of the Fates to determine the life-span of this child. Wool was known to produce a spark when rubbed with amber. The generation of this spark was connected with the cosmos and with what the Greeks called pneuma , “Spirit, Living Air

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Elizabeth Agaiby

.” It is around the year 306, 10 that Antony, in the Greek Life , emerged from his secluded fort and began initiating his manner of Christian asceticism to a number of followers, who chose to live close by in cells or caves clustered around the Outer Mountain. 11 The traditional claim is that this

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Nathan Witkamp

of death, that is, the devil. I adjure you by God, who set forth the tree of life, who appointed the Cherubim and the living sword that turned to guard it: be rebuked and depart, O unclean spirit. I adjure you by him who walked upon the surface of the sea as upon dry land, and rebuked the raging of

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Nathan Witkamp

ownership/identity, prominently expressed by the soldier image, the signing—combined with the orarium and the rising—picks up the theme of ‘citizenship’. The candidate is not only a soldier, but also a “citizen of heaven” 88 and has to direct his “course to its life and citizenship while spurning all