Perfection, Imperfection and Stillness in Late Antique Syriac Christianity

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Unattainable perfection was an intrinsic notion in late antique Christian discourse that reflects the tension generated by the ascetic and monastic ideals and their quotidian realization.
Translated title of the contributionשלמות, אי-שלמות, והתבודדות בנצרות הסורית בשלהי העת העתיקה
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationקום, התהלך בארץ (קובץ בעריכת יוסף פטריך, אורית פלג-ברקת, ארז בן-יוסף)
Place of Publicationירושלים
Publisherהחברה לחקירת ארץ-ישראל ועתיקותיה
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9789652211101
StatePublished - 2016

IHP publications

  • IHP publications
  • Asceticism
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Solitude


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