Cyril of Jerusalem : bishop and city / Jan Willem Drijvers.
- Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2004.
- Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements 72.
Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 0920-623X ; v. 72
1 online resource (232 p.)
- Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
Jerusalem in Christianity.
Jerusalem -- In Christianity.
Cyril, Saint, Bishop of Jerusalem, approximately 315-386.
- Electronic books.
- This volume deals with the episcopate of Cyril of Jerusalem (350 to 387). Its overall theme is the relationship between the city and its bishop and, in particular, Cyril’s efforts to promote Jerusalem as the Christian city par excellence , by employing Jerusalem’s religious symbols - the holy sites and the Cross. Apart from chapters on Jerusalem in the fourth century C.E. and on the life and works of Cyril, this study discusses important aspects and events of Cyril's episcopacy, such as his pastoral work as an urban bishop of the Jerusalem Christian community, Jerusalem’s liturgy, the rebuilding of the Temple, giving a re-interpretation of the Syriac letter ascribed to Cyril about this event, and Jerusalem’s and Palestine’s religious landscape.
- Preliminary material
JERUSALEM IN THE FOURTH CENTURY
LIFE AND WORKS
BISHOP, CITY AND LITURGY
PAGANS, HERETICS, JEWS, GNOSTICS AND MANICHAEANS
REBUILDING OF THE TEMPLE
CYRIL AND ARIANISM
SERVICES CELEBRATED BY THE BISHOP OF JERUSALEM
LETTER ATTRIBUTED TO CYRIL ON THE REBUILDING OF THE TEMPLE
PRINCIPAL ANCIENT SOURCES
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-207) and index.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1163/9789047405924 DOI
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