Frontiers of Faith: The Christian Encounter With Manichaeism in the Acts of Archelaus
Taking as their common subject the key early Christian anti-Manichaean work, the Acts of Archelaus ("Acta Archelai"), the contributors to this volume offer a systematic exploration of what the text has to tell us about inter-religious contact, conflict, and comprehension at a crucial moment in religious history: the encounter between Christianity and Manichaeism along the political and cultural frontier zone of West Asia in the early fourth century CE. The contributions examine the text's structure, apologetic and polemical strategies, and possible sources, and through these analyses challenge received notions of 'orthodoxy' and 'heresy' in the mutual construction of identity that took place between these two claimants to the Christian heritage.
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1 Placing the Acts of Archelaus Jason BeDuhn and Paul Mirecki
The Portrayal of Mani in the Acts of Archelaus J Kevin Coyle
Fact and Fiction in the Acta Archelai Revisited Iain Gardner
4 Narrative Options in Manichaean Eschatology Tudor Andrei Sala
Contrasts between Archelaus and Mani in the Acta Archelai J Kevin Coyle
Intertextuality and the Struggle over the Legacy of Christ in the Acta Archelai Jason BeDuhn
The Two Natures Free Will and the Scriptural Evidence in the Acta Archelai Kevin Kaatz
Competing Ideas of Kingship in the AntiManichaean Acta Archelai Timothy Pettipiece
9 Biblical Antitheses Adda and the Acts of Archelaus Jason BeDuhn
A Rooftop Ritual for Acquiring an Aerial Spirit Assistant Paul Mirecki
Its Nature and Function within the Acta Archelai Byard Bennett
Table of Biblical References
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Frontiers of Faith: The Christian Encounter with Manichaeism in the Acts of ...
Jason BeDuhn,Paul Mirecki
Gedeeltelijke weergave - 2007
AA’s Acta Archelai └ctional Acts of Archelaus Adda Adda’s Adim Adimantus ┴esh ┴ight └nal └nd anti-Manichaean antitheses Archelaus argument └rst └rst debate └rst encounter Augustine Augustine’s authentic barbarian cosmogony Basilides Beeson biblical antitheses Carchar chapter Christ Christology citation cited con┴ict contrast Copt Coptic Corinthians cosmogony Cyril Cyril of Jerusalem Darkness debate with Archelaus doctrine dualism Epiph Epiphanius Epistles eschatology evil Father Faust fragment Gardner GMPT Gospel Greek Harnack Hegemonius identi└ed in┴uence interpretation Jason BeDuhn Jesus Keph Kephalaion King kingship Klimkeit letter to Marcellus Lieu in Vermes light Luke Mani’s Mani’s biblical Mani’s letter Manichaean sources Manichaean texts Manichaeism Marcion Marcionite Matthew narrative natures Old Testament original orthodox Panarion parallels Persian polemical Psalm-Book PsBk quoted re┴ect reference refutation religion ritual Roman Scopello scripture Severus of Antioch signi└cant Spńt speci└c Syriac Tertullian tion tradition translation tree Tryphon Turbo Turbo’s account verse Zoroastrian