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Silanus, the Christian

Author: Edwin Abbott Abbott
Publisher: London : A. and C. Black, 1906.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An autobiography of an imaginary character ... who in the second year of Hadrian (A.D. 118) becomes a hearer of Epictetus and a Christian convert"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abbott, Edwin Abbott, 1838-1926.
Silanus, the Christian.
London : A. and C. Black, 1906
(OCoLC)645147387
Named Person: Quintus Junius Silanus (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Abbott Abbott
OCLC Number: 1010770
Description: 368 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The first lecture --
Epictetus on the gods --
Arrian on the oath of the Christians --
Scaurus on Epictetus and Paul --
Epictetus alludes to Jews --
Paul on the love of Christ --
David and Moses --
Epictetus on sin --
Arrian's departure --
Epictetus on death --
Isaiah on death --
Isaiah on providence --
Epictetus on providence --
Paul's conversion --
Epictetus's gospel --
Paul's gospel --
Epictetus confesses failure --
Paul's only record of words of Christ --
How Scaurus studied the three gospels --
Scaurus on forgiveness --
Scaurus on the cross --
Scaurus on Mark --
Scaurus on some of the miracles --
Scaurus on Christ's birth --
Scaurus on Christ's discourses --
Scaurus on Christ's resurrection (I) --
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Scaurus on Christ's resurrection (II) --
The last lecture --
Silanus meets Clemens --
Silanus converses with Clemens --
Clemens on the fourth gospel --
Clemens lends Silanus the fourth gospel --
Scaurus on the fourth gospel --
The last words of Scaurus --
Clemens on the sacrifice of Christ --
Silanus becomes a Christian.
Responsibility: by Edwin A. Abbott.

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"An autobiography of an imaginary character ... who in the second year of Hadrian (A.D. 118) becomes a hearer of Epictetus and a Christian convert"--Preface.

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