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The rhetoric of the pious empire and the rhetoric of flight from the world : a socio-rhetorical reading of the life of Melania the Younger

Author: Kyung-mee Jeon
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2018.
Series: Early Christianity in the context of antiquity, Vol.20
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines early Christian rhetorical language and its broader religious and cultural contexts. The tension of the dual subjectivity emerging in the asceticism of the heart and the ideological and material aspects of Christian imperialism in the context of the Holy Land and Constantinople takes the reader into new intellectual territory.
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Genre/Form: History
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Jeon, Kyung-mee, 1965-
Rhetoric of the pious empire and the rhetoric of flight from the world.
New York : Peter Lang, 2018
(DLC) 2018048622
(OCoLC)1060182407
Named Person: Melania, the Younger Saint; Melania, the Younger Saint
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kyung-mee Jeon
ISBN: 9783631772522 3631772521
OCLC Number: 1079363890
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Hagiography, Roman Women's Asceticism of the Heart, Jerusalem, and Empire; 1. Overview of this Study; 2. Overview of Recent Studies on Hagiography and Ascetic Women in Late Antique Christianity; 3. The Location of this Study in Recent Studies on Late Antique Christian Holy Women; 4. Methodology; 4.1. Rhetoric and the Socio-Religious Rhetorical Approach in this Study; 4.2. Text and Context, and the Approach of this Study; 4.3. This Study's Approach to Roman Women's Asceticism of the Heart 4.4. This Study's Approach to Christian Imperialism in the Roman Empire5. Procedure; 6. The Life of Melania the Younger: Brief Introduction to the Main Editions of the Greek Text; Chapter 2. The Flight from the World and the World of the Pious Empire; 1. Rhetorical Analysis; 1.1. Narratives and Rhetoric of Fleeing from the World: the Dissociation between the Heavenly and the Worldly; 1.2. Narratives and Rhetoric of Empire: Rhetorical Transformation into the "Utopian" and "Reformist" Argumentation; 2. The Rhetoric of Flight from the World and Early Christian Asceticism of the Heart 2.1. Desert Monks' Tradition and the Flight from the World2.2. Origen, the Ascetic Vision of Fleeing from the World, and its Notion of Sanctification; 2.2.1. Ascetic Vision of Fleeing from the World: Origen 1; 2.2.2. Ascetical Moral Conversion as a Christian Way of Sanctification: Origen 2; 2.3. Antony of Egypt and Spiritual and Moral Struggles in Early Desert Monks; 2.4. Later Desert Monasticism and Melania the Younger: Monastic Withdrawal and Monastic Quest for Virtue; 3. The Rhetoric of Empire and the Ideology of Ascetic Society in the Roman Empire of the Fourth to Fifth Centuries 3.1. The Christian Roman Empire, the Pious Emperor, and Asceticism in the Late Fourth to Fifth Centuries3.2. Christian Ideology of Imperial Victory and Pious Emperor; 3.3. Christian Ideology of Imperial Victory, Imperial Women's Piety, and Asceticism; 3.3.1. Mother and Virgin; 3.3.2. Imperial Women's Power and Ascetic Piety; 3.3.3. Asceticism, the Glory of the Virgin Mary, and Empire; 3.4. Imperial Women and a Holy Woman, Melania the Younger; 4. Conclusion; Chapter 3. Flight from the World and Crossing over to Jerusalem; 1. Ascetic Exile, Jerusalem, and the Roman Women Ascetics 2. Cosmopolitan Ascetics of Jerusalem in the Fourth to Fifth Centuries3. Emerging Christian Ideas of the Holy Place and Holy City, Jerusalem; 4. Monastic Jerusalem in the Fourth to Fifth Centuries; 5. The Ascetical Monastic Desire for Ascent and Heaven: Melania the Younger and Some Other Roman Women in and around Jerusalem; 6. Conclusion; Chapter 4. Jerusalem, Imperial Christianity, and Monastic Settlers; 1. Imperial Appropriation of Sacred Space and Sacred Material; 1.1. Constantinian Buildings and Monastic Settlers in Jerusalem: In Pilgrims' Eyes
Series Title: Early Christianity in the context of antiquity, Vol.20
Responsibility: Jeon, Kyung-mee.

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