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Published: 01 November 2018

340 Pages


ISBN: 9780198826453

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Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East

A Study of Jacob of Serugh

Philip Michael Forness

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Offers the first monograph-length study of Jacob of Serugh in English that analyzes his theology in order to situate him within particular historical circumstances
  • Explores sources from a wide range of ancient languages that have not previously seen English translation
  • Establishes a new methodology for approaching sermons that have resisted efforts of historical investigation in the past
  • Coordinates sources across a wide range of languages, which allows readers to see how ideas were borrowed and adapted from one culture to another