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Bibil Identifier bibil:250135
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Polemik, Unfreundlichkeit und Invektivität in den Briefen des Hieronymus am Beispiel der jovinianischen Kontroverse
Author Schaaf, Ingo
Journal Zeitschrift für antikes Christentum - Journal of Ancient Christianity (Volume: 22, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2018
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2018
Year (Copyright) 2018
Year (Reference) 2018
Language German
Pages 125-150 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Unfriendly modes of communication are integral parts of theological controversy in the Early Church. As some of the most notorious examples in this regard, the works written by Jerome of Stridon offer plentiful features of polemic ranging from relatively subtle forms of unfriendliness to open invective. Particularly well suited for a comparative reading is a group of three letters from Jerome’s pen dating to a time when the Jovinian controversy had reached yet another climactic point. Closely related to one another, since both their recipients count among Jerome’s supporters in Rome, these letters (48, 49, and 50 Hilberg) serve as case studies of epistolary polemic in Late Antiquity inviting comparison with other patristic authors, as well.
DOI 10.1515/zac-2018-0017
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Jerome
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Virginity
Links Online document (PDF, German)
Last modification 2018-07-01