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Bibil Identifier bibil:223083
Publication Type Book
Title (French, Long) La mémoire des origines chrétiennes selon Justin Martyr
Author Luhumbu Shodu, Emmanuel
Series Paradosis. Études de littérature et de théologie anciennes (Volume: 50)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Library Kantons- und Universitätsbibliothek, Fribourg
Signature UB 2008.46
Department CENT Magasins
Publishing house Academic Press
Place Fribourg
ISBN 978-2-8271-1036-0
Edition number 1
Language French
Pages 356 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract From the end of the first century, and all throughout the second, there emerges a notion of Christian origins as a separate period, comprising Jesus’ earthly life and the work of the Apostles and their disciples. Thewriters, working with the material they dispose, construct the memory of this ensemble, aiming either tojustify its connection to their own time, or to relate their problems to origins, the words and acts of Jesusof Nazareth. Several Christian communities affirm their unbroken continuity with these origins, and claim to be the only who are faithful to the Gospel and Jesus Christ. Referring to the acts, deeds and words of Jesus, found in the Memoirs of the Apostles and their disciples as already announced in the Scriptures, Justin Martyr succeeds in defining the Christian identity as being distinct from that of heretics and the Jews, and proposes it as an alternative for the Greco-Roman world. This research concentrates therefore on the memoirs of Jesus and the Apostles found in the authentic writings of Justin Martyr, the Apology and the Dialogue with Trypho, and on their affiliation with the Holy Scriptures, especially the Law and the Prophets.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Justin (Martyr)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Scripture
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Memory
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