Public disputation, power, and social order in late antiquity / Richard Lim

Author(s): Lim, Richard, 1963-
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Subjects: Church history--4th century
Religious disputations--History
Rome--Intellectual life--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1995
Series: transformation of the classical heritage 23
LC Classification: B, BR
Physical Description: xvii, 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
1. The Diffusion of the Logos 1
2. Disputation, Dialectic, and Competition among Platonist Philosophers 31
3. Manichaeans and Public Disputation in Late Antiquity 70
4. Dialectic, Questioning, and Community in the Anomoean Controversy 109
5. Meddlesome Curiosity, Mystification, and Social Order in Late Antiquity 149
6. "Non in sermone regnum Dei": Fifth-Century Views on Debate at Nicaea 182
7. The Containment of the Logos 217
8. Epilogue 231
Appendix: Chronological Chart 237
Select Bibliography of Secondary Sources 241
Index 267
Notes: LCCN: 93043761
ISBN: 0520085779 (alk. paper)
Revision of thesis (Ph. D.)--Princeton University, 1991
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-265) and index
OCLC Number: 29466012
ISBN/ISSN: 0520085779