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Christian Plain Style : The Evolution of a Spiritual Ideal.

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Author/Creator:
Auski, Peter.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (384 pages)
Subjects:
Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Rhetoric -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Rhetoric -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Christian Plain Style is a historical survey of the origins, growth, and decline of "the plain style," a mode of rhetorical discourse that reflected the mode of expression exemplified by Christ. Peter Auksi draws on an impressive array of classical, biblical, patristic, medieval, and Renaissance primary sources to explain this complex ideal of spiritualized rhetoric.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
1 Christian Literary Culture and the Study of Simplicity
2 The Plain Style in Classical Rhetoric
3 Scripture and the Creative Motive
4 Channels of Transmission: Augustine and Paul
5 The Church Fathers and Christian Style
6 Medieval Rhetoric and the Art of Simplicity
7 Regenerate Art: The Major Reformers
8 Renaissance Plainness: Sources, Contexts, and Uses
9 Spiritual Rhetoric and the English Reformation
Epilogue: Decline and Transformation
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Auski, Peter Christian Plain Style
ISBN:
9780773564893
9780773512207
OCLC:
929121512
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