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Author Marmodoro, Anna, 1975-

Title Divine powers in late antiquity / Anna Marmodoro and Irini-Fotini Viltanioti
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 288 pages)
Contents Part I. The powers of the gods : from Plotinus to Proclus -- The sources and structures of power and activity in Plotinus / Kevin Corrigan -- Human action and divine power in Plotinus / Pauliina Remes -- Divine powers and cult statues in Porphyry of Tyre / Irini-Fotini Viltanioti-- Iamblichus on divination : divine power and human intuition / Peter T. Struck -- Powers and Poieseis : a statue animation and divine manifestation in Proclus Diadochus' Commentary on the Timaeus / Todd Krulak -- The sceptre and the sickle : the transmission of divine power in the Orphic Rhapsodies / Marco Antonio Santamaría Álvarez --
Part II. The powers of God : from Philo of Alexandria to the Cappadocian Fathers -- Divine powers in Philo of Alexandria's De opificio mundi / Baudouin S. Decharneux -- The self-giving power of God : Dunamis in Early Christianity / Jonathan Hill -- The power of God in some Early Christian texts / Mark Edwards -- Divine power in Origen of Alexandria : sources and aftermath / Ilaria L. E. Ramelli -- Powers and properties in Basil of Caesarea's Homiliae in hexaemeron / Andrew Radde-Gallwitz -- Gregory of Nyssa on the creation of the world / Anna Marmodoro
Summary A collection of original essays on the concept of divine power(s) in Late Antiquity. It investigates how four major figures of Neoplatonism (Plotinus, Porphyry, Iamblichus, Proclus) and early Christian authors (from the New Testament, the Alexandrian school, and the Cappadocian Fathers) developed aspects of the notion of divine power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject God -- Attributes.
Power (Christian theology)
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Gaia & Earth Energies.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Theology.
God -- Attributes.
Power (Christian theology)
Allmacht Gottes
Römisches Reich
Griechenland Altertum
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Viltanioti, Irini-Fotini.
Marmodoro, Anna, 1975- editor.
ISBN 9780191079955