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Crisis of EmpireDoctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

Crisis of Empire: Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

Phil Booth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520280427
eISBN:
9780520956582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280427.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Against the background of the Persian and then Muslim invasions of the Roman Near East in the first half of the seventh century, this book explores the careers and output of three prominent and ... More

Doctrine and PowerTheological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

Doctrine and Power: Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

Carlos R. Galvão-Sobrinho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520257399
eISBN:
9780520954663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257399.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the fourth century AD, theological controversy divided Christian communities throughout the eastern half of the Roman Empire. At stake in these disputes was not only the truth about God but ... More

To Overcome OneselfThe Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

J. Michelle Molina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing on the connections between the history of Western subjectivity and early modern European colonialism, this book explores how the idea of “self” emerged in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ... More

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