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Angelomorphic pneumatology : Clement of Alexandria and other early Christian witnesses

Author: Bogdan Gabriel Bucur
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.
Series: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 95.
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This monograph on Clement of Alexandria's pneumatology supplemented by studies of Revelation, Shepherd of Hermas, Justin Martyr, and Aphrahat, shows that the complex theological articulation of angelomorphic pneumatology, binitarianism, and spirit christology constitutes a relatively widespread phenomenon in early Christianity.
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Bucur, Bogdan Gabriel.
Angelomorphic pneumatology.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
(DLC) 2009006447
(OCoLC)310959502
Named Person: Clement, of Alexandria Saint; Hermas; Justin, Martyr Saint.; Aphraates, the Persian sage; Clement, of Alexandria Saint.; Hermas; Justin, Martyr Saint.; Aphraates, the Persian sage.; Aphraates.; Clemens, Alexandrinus.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bogdan Gabriel Bucur
ISBN: 9789047444480 9047444485 9789004174146 9004174141 9789047427605 9047427602
OCLC Number: 575871230
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 232 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Angelomorphic pneumatology in Clement of Alexandria --
"The other Clement" and angelomorphic pneumatology --
Prolegomena : the place of the hypotyposeis in the Clementine Corpus --
Protreptikos, paidagogos, didaskalos --
Ethics, physics, epoptics --
Physics to epoptics : ma'asse bereshīt to ma'asse merkavah --
The hypotyposeis and later orthodoxy --
Clement on divine unity and the cosmic multiplicity --
Unity and multiplicity in the logos --
Unity and multiplicity in the Spirit --
Clement's "celestial hierarchy" --
The principles of the hierarchy --
The function of the hierarchy --
Clement on the interior ascent --
Clement's theory of prophetic inspiration --
Clement's understanding of "spirit of Christ" and "Paraclete" --
"Spirit of Christ" --
"Paraclete" --
Angelic or angelomorphic pneumatology? --
Excursus: Matt. 18:10 and Clement's Protoctists --
The larger theological framework for Clement's angelomorphic pneumatology --
Binitarian monotheism in Clement of Alexandria --
Spirit christology in Clement of Alexandria --
A final look at Clement's speculations on unity and diversity --
Angelomorphic pneumatology in Clement's predecessors --
Angelomorphic pneumatology in the book of Revelation --
The "seven spirits" in Revelation and Clement's Protoctists --
Who are the "seven spirits"? --
Binitarianism and spirit Christology in Revelation --
The phenomenon of prophecy in Revelation --
Angelomorphic pneumatology in the Shepherd of Hermas --
Pneuma as an angelic being --
Pneuma as the Son of God --
Pneuma in the Fifth similitude --
Excursus: "Flesh" in the Fifth similitude --
Further clarifications on the Shepherd's angelomorphic pneumatology --
The Son of God and the angelomorphic Holy Spirit in Justin Martyr --
Difficulties with Justin Martyr's use of pneuma --
Justin Martyr on "the powers of the Spirit" --
A witness from the East : Aphrahat, the Persian Sage --
Angelomorphic pneumatology in Aphrahat --
Aphrahat's views : "many aberrations and very crass statements" --
The seven operations of the Spirit are six --
"The Spirit is not always found with those that receive it" --
An older exegetical tradition --
Cramer versus Kretschmar --
The larger theological framework for Aphrahat's angelomorphic pneumatology --
Difficulties of Aphrahat's pneumatology --
The Holy Spirit and the move from unity to multiplicity --
Excursus: "Wisdom" and "power" as pneumatological terms --
The "fragmentary" gift of the Spirit and angelomorphic pneumatology --
"The other Clement" --
Angelomorphic pneumatology and the history of Christian thought.
Series Title: Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, v. 95.
Responsibility: by Bogdan Gabriel Bucur.

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