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Taking up Armour: The challenges of early Christian exegesis of Ephesians

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This article concentrates on a scriptural passage especially favoured by exegetes both ancient and modern: Ephesians 6:10–17. With a focus on the early Christian writings of Irenaeus, Tertullian, Origen, and Eusebius, as well as modern interpreters such as Gustav Aulén, Walter Wink, and Thomas Neufeld, questions about divine and human agency and the identity of spiritual forces of wickedness (Eph. 6:12) are engaged. A number of doctrines and ideas emerge from the wide-ranging interpretation a...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Publisher:
Peeters
Host title:
Studia Patristica. Vol. C - Including Papers Presented at the Sixth British Patristics Conference, Brimingham, 5-7 September 2016
Series:
Studia Patristica
Volume:
100
Pages:
19-38
Publication date:
2020-05-19
Acceptance date:
2017-04-02
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9789042940420
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9789042940413
Language:
English
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Chapter
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pubs:687754
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uuid:164f35ee-1d54-48c4-9d9a-cb587f2e7de7
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687754
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2017-04-02

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