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Andreas Westergren

recognized and variously institutionalized form of a religiously motivated ascetic life.” 4 On the one side, the individual, on the other, the institution. Before the paradox can be resolved, there is still much research to be done about the early monastic movement in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the

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Michal Bar-Asher Siegal

the Syriac version does not suggest a preference for poverty at all. Rather, Ben Sira asserts that a person should not accumulate wealth by living as a poor person, and should use his wealth in his life because one does not know when he will die. In fact, the general sense is quite the opposite of a

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Gijs Martijn van Gaans

of contributions can be discussed here. After an overview of Augustine’s works, a chronology of his life and a general introduction, the work first offers a number of interesting contributions on the historical context of North Africa at the time. Christopher Kelly’s contribution on the political

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Dennis E. Trout

are living at Cassiciacum, and what fruits they are gathering de liberali otio (De ord. 1.2.4). Indeed, Augustine would be carried away with happiness if all his friends could share this otium liberale.11 By presenting his life at Cassiciacum as a life in otium, Augustine placed himself firmly within

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Derek Krueger

city nor a wealthy house. (4.31c.88) As is typical in the Diogenes chreiai as a whole, the Diogenes portrayed in John of Stobi's collection challenges hypocrisy and praises the virtue of poverty. He embodies the problem of living a moral life for the urban elite. The chreia continued to be a feature of

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Tchavdar S. Hadjiev

because we disagree with the message of liberation, but because we struggle to relate to that message on a personal level. Our circumstances in life do not resemble in any meaningful way the Hebrew slavery, and, consequently, we find it hard to identify with the main protagonists of the story. Living in

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Paul W. Meyer

the end is an historically im- plausible Apollinarian Christ who lives a human life but has no human will, who is motivated rather by a divine purpose and consciousness. In sum, they have evaded the form-critical protest and aligned themselves with ALBERT SCHWEITZER, insisting on treating the gospels

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John J. O'Keefe

rooted in the classical Greek and Christian notion of freedom from the passions which afflict us in this world. Living such a life, while primarily the responsibility of the clergy, was nevertheless a call extended to all believers. Malachi's warnings to the people of ancient Israel are transformed into

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J.N. Sevenster

Epictetus. In actual fact andragogic, not pedagogic, at least if this word is interpreted according to its composition in Greek: Epictetus did not educate children, he wanted to guide young people, educate them and, especially, induce them to adopt a certain attitude to life. And apparently he always had

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Oscar S. Brooks

in Christ-there is no being born anew into a unique dimension of existence. The third stanza of the hymn recalls the role of the Holy Spirit in the reader's salvation (vss. 10-12). It was the force instrumental in bringing the good news to them. The Holy Spirit was that which inspired or motivated