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Repentance in Christian late antiquity, with special reference to Mark the Monk, Barsanuphius and John of Gaza, and John Climacus

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From its beginnings, Christianity has been fundamentally conditioned by the idea of repentance. However, while the institutional practice of repentance in the early Christian world has received much scholarly attention, relatively little exists which deals with the development and applications of the wider concept (of which its institutional aspect is only a part). The purpose of this dissertation is to provide both a re-assessment and a re-framing of this foundational concept of repentance i...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Department:
Humanities Division - Theology Faculty
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:a858706f-4264-4953-87c9-43aec2eb743b
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ora:12002

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