Search for dissertations about: "desert fathers"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words desert fathers.

  1. 1. Saint Daniel of Sketis. A Group of Hagiographic Texts Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

    University dissertation from Uppsala University Library, P.O. Box 510, SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden

    Author : Britt Dahlman; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Byzantinology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Bysantinologi; Kristendom; Christianity; desert fathers; holy cross-dresser; salos; holy fool; secret servant of God; secret saint; monasticism; xeniteia; hagiography; Apophthegmata Patrum; Anastasia Patrikia; Andronikos and Athanasia; Thomais Alexandrina; Eulogius latomus; Eulogios the Stone-cutter; Marcus salus; Daniel of Scetis Mark the Fool; Alexandria; Egypt; Byzantine Greek; Late Antiquity; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Greek language; Grekiska språket; Greek literature; Grekisk litteratur;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen är en ny edition med en parallell engelsk översättning av åtta grekiska berättelser relaterade till ökenfadern Daniel från Sketis: 1) Abba Daniel från Sketis; 2) Abba Marcus, den helige dåren; 3) Den blinde mannen; 4AB) En helig och kysk ung kvinna; 5) Kvinnan som låtsades vara en drinkerska; 6) Eulogios Stenhuggaren; 7) Andronikos Penningväxlaren och hans hustru Athanasia; 8) Anastasia Patrikia. Berättelserna handlar om människor som är heliga i det fördolda och om kvinnor som döljer sin rätta identitet genom att klä sig i manskläder i 500-talets Egypten. READ MORE

  2. 2. Threads and Images : The Use of Scripture in Apophthegmata Patrum

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Per Rönnegård; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hermogenes; Physiologus; Barsanuphius of Gaza; Dorotheus of Gaza; ergasia; chreia; referent; contextualization; monasticism; Septuagint; Early Christianity; Late Antiquity; desert fathers; reception history; Bible; Apophthegmata Patrum; Bibelvetenskap; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia;

    Abstract : This study is devoted to the use of the Bible in the Greek systematic collection of Apophthegmata Patrum (AP). After an introductory survey of earlier research on the use of Scripture in general, and that of AP in particular, the main purpose of the investigation is formulated: to describe how the Bible text is contextualized, i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reading John Climacus: Rhetorical Argumentation, Literary Convention and the Tradition of Monastic Formation

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Henrik Rydell Johnsén; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hermogenes; Late Antiquity; Early Christianity; Sinai; rhetoric; cardinal vices; moral formation; John Climacus; monasticism; Religious Studies and Theology; Evagrius Ponticus; progymnasmata; Seneca; Apophthegmata Patrum; Plutarch; Religion och teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis offers an investigation of the literary form and the literary composition of The Ladder by John Climacus, as well as a study of how the author uses the tradition to form his reader. Besides a brief introduction with a survey of the previous research, the study comprises four chapters. READ MORE