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Cyprian the Bishop (Routledge Early Church Monographs) [Hardcover]

By J. Patout Jr. Burns (Author) & J. Pa Burns Jr (Author)
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This is a study dedicated to the rule of Cyprian as the Bishop of Carthage in the 250s AD. Using the tools of cultural anthropology, Cyprian the Bishop examines the interplay between the shift in the social structures of Christian churches in third-century Roman Africa, the development of their ritual practices, and the efficacy assigned to them in changing a person's standing - not only within a community - but before God. During the Decian persecution, Bishop Cyprian attempted to steer the middle ground between compromise and traditionalism; he redefined the execution of the sacraments - particularly penance and reconciliation - and showed that their efficacy depended upon the unity of the church. Cyprian succeeded where his rivals failed by defining the boundary between the empire and the church. By concentrating on social structures, J. Patout Burns Jr. reveals the logic of Cyprian's plan, the basis for its success in his time, and the reason why it failed in later centuries when the empire began to support rather than oppose the church. This book should be of interest to classicists, ancient historians and sociologists.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Routledge
Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.14" Width: 6.26" Height: 0.77"
Weight:   0.89 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Nov 22, 2001
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  0415238498  
ISBN13  9780415238496  

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More About J. Patout Jr. Burns & J. Pa Burns Jr

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! J. Patout Burns Jr. is Edward A Malloy Professor of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School. He is the author of The Development of Augustine's Doctrine of Operative Grace, and the editor of Theological Anthropology.

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2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Church History > General
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Cyprian the Bishop  Nov 19, 2008
I found the book extremely informative. I used it as a book report for a class.

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