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Bibil Identifier bibil:222469
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Hairesis, Diatribe, Ekklesia
Title (English, ) Griechische Schulgeschichte und das Lukanische Geschichtswerk
Author Cancik, Hubert
Journal Early Christianity (Volume: 2, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 312-334 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In this essay, the ,,schools“ of the ancient philosophers as described by Lucian of Samosata and Numenius of Apameia - both 2nd century CE - are compared with the formation of the ,,ekklesia“ in Luke-Acts. For example, Numenius narrates the history of the decadence of the Platonic Academy, marked by stasis and schisma. He insists on reformation through a return to the origin of the school, that is, to Pythagoras. Luke narrates the genesis and growth of a charismatic religious group and its transformation into a universal institution, given the name of a political assembly (εκκλσíα). The essay's comparisons exhibit both similarities and differences (e.g., concerning growth, schism, diadoche, teacher) between the different groups.
DOI 10.1628/186870311797406985
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Lucian of Samosata
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Luke : Work of Luke
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Education
Terms ἐκκλησία εκκλησια
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