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Interpreting vision: a survey of patristic reception of the Transfiguration and its earliest depiction, with special reference to the Gospel of Luke

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This thesis shows that patristic interpretation of the Transfiguration had a sensitivity to visionary and ecstatic motifs within the synoptic Transfiguration narratives, and particularly Luke’s, which prompted a rich breadth of hermeneutic interaction with our texts. I offer the evidence of my survey of the reception history of the Transfiguration in the first 900 years of Christian history as a way of filling a number of gaps in knowledge in modern biblical scholarship concerning the Tran...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Stephen's House
Department:
Humanities Division - Theology Faculty
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Peter Benedict Anthony
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:7f76f633-e2bf-4319-90ff-c5f87dd7f1c3
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ora:12548

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