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Author Tite, Philip L., 1969-

Title Valentinian ethics and paraenetic discourse : determining the social function of moral exhortation in Valentinian Christianity / by Philip L. Tite
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages)
Series Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies ; v. 67
Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies ; 67
Contents Introduction -- Constructing social identity through discourse : a socio-rhetorical approach for the study of Valentinian paraenesis -- Defining paraenesis I : historical phases within the academic study of paraenesis -- Defining paraenesis II : towards a functional understanding of paraenesis -- Literary aspects of paraenesis : indicators of moral exhortation from the Greco-Roman world within Valentinianism -- Two schools and the call to reconciliation : literary and social aspects of moral exhortation in the Interpretation of knowledge -- Existing in error : literary and social aspects of moral exhortation in the Gospel of truth -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Christian ethics.
Christian moral exhortation.
Moral exhortation.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009011582
ISBN 1282603205
9047428528 (electronic bk.)
9789047428527 (electronic bk.)