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Valentinian ethics and paraenetic discourse determining the social function of moral exhortation in Valentinian Christianity by Philip L. Tite

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Valentinians,
  • Christian moral exhortation,
  • Christian ethics,
  • Moral exhortation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Statementby Philip L. Tite.
SeriesNag Hammadi and Manichaean studies -- v. 67
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT1475 .T58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23192251M
ISBN 109789004175075
LC Control Number2009011582

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Valentinian Ethics and Paraenetic Discourse: Determining the Social Function of Moral Exhortation in Valentinian Christianity Tite, Philip L. Leiden: Brill, pp. xvi + $ Series Information Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies, Constructing Social Identity Through Discourse: A Socio-Rhetorical Approach For The Study Of Valentinian Paraenesis Chapter Three. Defining Paraenesis I: Historical Phases Within The Academic Study Of Paraenesis.   Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Like other early Christians, Valentinians were not only interested in ethics, but used moral exhortation to discursively shape social by: 7. Get this from a library! Valentinian ethics and paraenetic discourse: determining the social function of moral exhortation in Valentinian Christianity. [Philip L Tite].

Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Like other early Christians, Valentinians were not only interested in ethics, but used moral exhortation to discursively shape social identity. Valentinian ethics and paraenetic discourse: determining the social function of moral exhortation in Valentinian Christianity. [Philip L Tite] -- Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Book Reviews /Numen 58 () — In the fifth chapter Tite finds that imperatives and Prescriptive Discourse, moral Exempla, Virtue/Vice Lists and the Two Way Schema occur in the paraenetic discourse in the Greco-Roman corpus as well as in the Valentinian texts. However, the household codes are absent in the Valentinian corpus. Description: Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Like other early Christians, Valentinians were not only interested in ethics, but used moral exhortation to discursively shape social.

  VALENTINIAN ETHICS AND PARAENETIC DISCOURSE: DETERMINING THE SOCIAL FUNCTION OF MORAL EXHORTATION IN VALENTINIAN CHRISTIANITY. By Philip L. Tite. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies, Leiden/Boston: Brill, Pp. xiv + $ In the introduction to this book (chapter one), Tite rejects the use of the term “Gnosticism,” and unravels . Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture (SARC) is concerned with religious and cultural aspects of the ancient world, with a special emphasis on studies that utilize social scientific methods of analysis. By “ancient world”, the series is not limited to Greco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern cultures, though that is the primary regional focus.   Title: Valentinian ethics and paraenetic discourse: determining the social function of moral exhortation in Valentinian Christianity Author: Philip L. Tite Series: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies; v. 67 ISBN Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers Published: Format: PDF Writing in the late fourth century, Epiphanius of Salamis described a group of so-called. Valentinian Ethics and Paraenetic Discourse: Determining the Social Function of Moral Exhortation in Valentinian Christianity. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies, Brill Academic Publishers, Abstract and Table of Contents.