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By Cornelia B. Horn

The lifetime of Peter the Iberian via John Rufus files the ascetic fight of a fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian bishop of Mayyuma, Palestine. Cornelia Horn provides a historical-critical examine of the one significant anti-Chalcedonian witness to the historical past of the clash in Palestine and analyses the formative interval of fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian hierarchy, theology, and its ascetic expression. very important issues are pilgrimage as an ascetic excellent and
asceticism as resource of theological authority. Archaeological info on many areas within the Levant and textual assets in Syriac, Coptic, Greek, Armenian, and Georgian are tested. This booklet contributes to our knowing of the origins of anti-Chalcedonian theology and the impression of asceticism on its
development, the Christian topography of the Levant, and the historical past of the anti-Chalcedonian stream in Palestine.

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