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The Donatist Church in an Apocalyptic Age

ISBN : 9780198825517

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Author: 
Jesse A. Hoover
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
Series
Oxford Early Christian Studies
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This book explores how the Donatist church, a schismatic movement that for a brief moment formed the majority church in Roman North Africa interpreted the apocalypse during the first two centuries of its existence (c. 300-500).

Index: 

Abbreviations
Introduction
1 The Apocalypse that Never Was: External Impressions of Donatist Eschatology
2 The World has Grown Old: The Roots of Donatist Eschatology
3 Woe to You, World, for You are Perishing! Early Donatists at the End of the Age
4 God will Come from the Afric: Mainstream Donatism and Remnant Theology
5 As We have Already Seen in Africa: The Tyconian Alternative
6 His Name Means 'Ever-Increasing': Donatist Eschatology after 411
Conclusion
Appendix A: Was Commodian a Donatist?
Appendix B: Were the Circumcellions a Millenarian Movement?
Bibliography

About the author: 

Jesse A. Hoover is a Lecturer at Baylor University. He specializes in the development of early Latin Christianity with a particular emphasis on minority religious traditions.

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