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Manichaeism in the later Roman Empire : a study of Augustine's Contra Adimantum

Author: Nicholas Baker-Brian
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y ; Lampeter : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A monograph-length study of Augustine's "Contra Adimantum". It demonstrates that, despite previous neglect of the work by Patristic scholars, a full appreciation of Augustine's reaction to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Baker-Brian
ISBN: 0773447555 9780773447554
OCLC Number: 862821141
Description: x, 379 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Personalities and historical contexts --
Probing the disputationes --
Manichaei dicunt : the response of Augustine --
The disputationes uncovered.
Responsibility: Nicholas Baker-Brian ; with a foreword by Markus Stein.

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"... [a] new image of Adimantus emerges before our eyes: he is not merely the assumed polemicist, who controversially juxtaposed passages from the Old and the New Testament in his disputationes... He Read more...

 
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