Asceticism and Christological Controversy in Fifth-Century Palestine: The Career of Peter the Iberian (Oxford Early Christian Studies)
Cornelia B. Horn
Cornelia Horn examines and reconstructs the anti-Chalcedonian move in Palestine at the foundation of 1 of its most vital witnesses, the fifth-century Life of Peter the Iberian through John Rufus. She makes use of textual in addition to archaeological information to reconstruct the background of Peter the Iberian and his major function within the early anti-Chalcedonian Church in addition to the improvement of theological rules and their reference to Palestinian asceticism.
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capable of declare for himself with a component of ascetic and prophetic authority. Peter threatened the decurion with divine judgement from heaven. the truth that the decurion spoke back to Peter by means of addressing him either as ‘Lord Nabarnugi’ and ‘your Holiness’ turns out to point that he felt required to teach right recognize either to Peter’s imperial connection and to his spiritual or ascetic authority. after all, accordingly, Peter’s intervention stored the day for the monk Theodosius, the very initiator of.
Had simply back from exile, confronted renewed exile. Timothy died ahead of he truly needed to depart his see,253 yet Peter the Fuller did need to leave.254 In Jerusalem, Patriarch Anastasius (AD 459–478) and the Palestinian bishops who had adhered to the Encyclical now authorized its repudiation. This didn't indicate a transformation of jurisdiction in Palestine. Heyer emphasizes that the Holy Land remained an open land.255 248 Plerophoriae 6. On Pelagius, see Plerophoriae 2–6. 250 Plerophoriae 6. See above, ch.
dialogue highlights the impression of diVerent geographical, cultural, and political inXuences, particularly these of Georgia, Constantinople, Jerusalem, Palestine, Alexandria, and Egypt, and the contributions of people from diVerent social roles, reminiscent of imperial the Aristocracy, patriarchs, priests, pilgrims, and girls. relevant to this exam is Peter’s multifaceted position of prince, monk, and bishop. Peter performed a significant function within the heritage of the anti-Chalcedonian group in Palestine, either as a.
166 Cyril of Scythopolis, Vita Euthymii forty five (ed. Schwartz, Kyrillos von Skythopolis, 67.19; tr. fee, Cyril of Scythopolis, 64). 167 Vita Petri Iberi 32. 150 Asceticism as Locus of Authority It was once ‘in that monastery for males, . . . within which this Gerontius was once abbot’, that the 2 younger priests ‘were residing in quiet and have been environment a development of the maximum peak of asceticism’.168 With these phrases, Rufus advised that Peter used to be the inheritor, at the one hand, to the monastic and ascetic history.