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Published: 24 October 2013

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685035

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Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Thomas L. Humphries, Jr.

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Significant developments in pneumatology are usually argued to have ended around the end of the fourth century, this study shows the importance the development of pneumatology in the fifth and sixth centuries
  • Furthers scholarly understanding of pneumatology, asceticism, and reception of Augustine
  • Covers a wide range of ancient authors