Identity both religious and secular is influenced by external factors. This article is an attempt to show how this is the case in connection with two Palestinian ascetic communities and how these two communities though both influenced by the Chalcedonian controversies, as well as the second Origenist controversy developed very differing identities.
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- Ascetic centres
- Chalcedonian controversies
- Identity formation
- Origenist controversy