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Conference South African Conference on Augustine of Hippo (1st : 2012 : University of Pretoria)
Title Augustine and Manichaean Christianity : selected papers from the first South African Conference on Augustine of Hippo, University of Pretoria, 24-26 April 2012 / edited by Johannes van Oort.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.

Conference South African Conference on Augustine of Hippo (1st : 2012 : University of Pretoria)
Series Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies ; volume 83
Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies ; 83.
Subject Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430. -- Congresses.
Manichaeism -- Congresses.
Christianity and other religions -- Manichaeism -- Congresses.
Alt Name Oort, J. van (Johannes)
Description 1 online resource (xv, 236 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Not to depart from Christ" : Augustine between "Manichaean" and "Catholic" Christianity / Jason David BeDuhn -- Biblical quotations in Faustus' Capitula / Jacob Albert van den Berg -- Augustine and Manichaean almsgiving : understanding a universal religion with exclusivist practices / Majella Franzmann -- Re-coding Manichaean imagery : the dramatic setting of Augustine's De ordine / Theres Fuhrer -- Mani, Augustine and the vision of God / Iain Gardner -- The few and the many : a motif of Augustine's controversy with the Manichaeans / Andreas Hoffmann -- A protreptic to a liminal Manichaean at the centre of Augustine's Confessions 4 / Annemaré Kotzé -- Augustine on "The true religion" : reflections of Manichaeism in De vera religione / Josef Lössl -- God, memory and beauty : a "Manichaean" analysis of Augustine's Confessions, Book 10,1-38 / Johannes van Oort -- Manichaean self-designations in the Western tradition / Nils Arne Pedersen -- The Manichaean bishop Faustus : the state of research after a century of scholarship / Gijs Martijn van Gaans.
Note Print version record.
Summary Augustine and Manichaean Christianity offers groundbreaking discussions of Augustine's enduring relation with Manichaeism, disclosing the essential background of writings such as Confessiones, De ordine and De vera religione and powerful concepts like his theories of memory and vision of God.
ISBN 9789004255067 (electronic bk.)
9004255060 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 857769644
Additional Format Print version: South African Conference on Augustine of Hippo (1st : 2012 University of Pretoria). Augustine and Manichaean Christianity 9789004254770 (DLC) 2013018716 (OCoLC)852827966

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