Studia Patristica. Vol. LXXXI : papers presented at the seventeenth international conference on Patristic studies held in Oxford 2015 /
edited by Markus Vinzent; edited by Jared Secord, Heidi Marx-Wolf and Christoph Markschies.
Leuven ; Paris ; Bristol, CT : Peeters, 2017.
xiii, 216 pages ; 24 cm.
9042935774 (paperback), 9789042935778 (paperback)
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Leuven ; Paris ; Bristol, CT : Peeters, 2017.
9042935774 (paperback)
9789042935778 (paperback)
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Introduction : medicine beyond Galen in the Roman Empire and late antiquity / Jared Secord -- Demons and disease / Christoph Markschies -- Theological anthropology and medicin : questions and directions for research / Ellen Muehlberger -- Galen and the Theodotians : embryology and adoptionism in the Christian schools of Rome / Jared Secord -- Origen on the kidneys / RĂ³bert Somos -- The good physician : imperial doctors and medical professionalization in late antiquity / Heidi Marx-Wolf -- Religious education and the health of the soul according to Basil of Caesarea and the Emperor Julian -- John Chrysostom and the rhetoric of cerebral vulnerability / Jessica Wright -- Portrayal of patients in early Christian writings / Helen Rhee -- Metaphrical, punitive, and pedagogical blindness in hell / Meghan Henning -- The sense of an ending : childhood death and parental benefit in late ancient rhetoric / Maria E. Doerfler -- 'Waiting to see and know' : disgust, fear and indifference in the miracles of St. Artemios / Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen -- Physical virginity in the protevangelium of James, the Mishnah, and late antique Syruac poetry / Michael Rosenberg -- Who opens the womb? : fertility and virginity in patristic texts / Julia Kelto Lillis -- Debating virginity in the late Alexandrian school of medicine / Caroline Musgrove.
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