Apology de Spectaculis Minucius Felix Octavius

Apology  de Spectaculis  Minucius Felix  Octavius

Latin/English texts.

Author: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus

Publisher: Loeb Classical Library

ISBN: UCSC:32106014721994

Category: Religion

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Latin/English texts.
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Apology and De Spectaculis

Apology and De Spectaculis

Author: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus

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ISBN: OCLC:1088853911

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Apology de Spectaculis with an English Translation by T R Glover Minucius Felix With an English Translation by Gerald H Rendall Based on the Unf

Apology  de Spectaculis  with an English Translation by T R  Glover  Minucius Felix  With an English Translation by Gerald H  Rendall Based on the Unf

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.

Author: Ca Ca Tertullian

Publisher: Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN: 0353178152

Category: History

Page: 488

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Apology de Spectaculis with an English Translation by T R Glover Minucius Felix With an English Translation by Gerald H Rendall Based on the Unfinished Version by W C A Kerr

Apology  de Spectaculis  with an English Translation by T R  Glover  Minucius Felix  With an English Translation by Gerald H  Rendall Based on the Unfinished Version by W C A  Kerr

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Author: Ca 160-Ca 230 Tertullian

Publisher: Andesite Press

ISBN: 1296821765

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Page: 490

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Caesar and the Lamb

Caesar and the Lamb

Apology. Translated by T. R. Glover. In Apology; De Spectaculis; Octavius, by Tertullian and Minucius Felix, translated by T. R. Glover and Gerald H.

Author: George Kalantzis

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781621894483

Category: Religion

Page: 246

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Through the available patristic writings Caesar and the Lamb focuses on the attitudes of the earliest Christians on war and military service. Kalantzis not only provides the reader with many new translations of pre-Constantinian texts, he also tells the story of the struggle of the earliest Church, the communities of Christ at the margins of power and society, to bear witness to the nations that enveloped them as they transformed the dominant narratives of citizenship, loyalty, freedom, power, and control. Although Kalantzis examines writings on war and military service in the first three centuries of the Christian Church in an organized manner, the ways earliest Christians thought of themselves and the state are not presented here through the lens of antiquarian curiosity. With theological sensitivity and historical acumen this companion leads the reader into the world in which Christianity arose and asks questions of the past that help us understand the early character of the Christian faith with the hope that such an enterprise will also help us evaluate its expression in our own time.
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Sin

Sin

In Tertullian: Apology/De Spectaculis and Minucius Felix: Octavius, 315–37. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1984. Origen.

Author: Paula Fredriksen

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400841592

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Ancient Christians invoked sin to account for an astonishing range of things, from the death of God's son to the politics of the Roman Empire that worshipped him. In this book, award-winning historian of religion Paula Fredriksen tells the surprising story of early Christian concepts of sin, exploring the ways that sin came to shape ideas about God no less than about humanity. Long before Christianity, of course, cultures had articulated the idea that human wrongdoing violated relations with the divine. But Sin tells how, in the fevered atmosphere of the four centuries between Jesus and Augustine, singular new Christian ideas about sin emerged in rapid and vigorous variety, including the momentous shift from the belief that sin is something one does to something that one is born into. As the original defining circumstances of their movement quickly collapsed, early Christians were left to debate the causes, manifestations, and remedies of sin. This is a powerful and original account of the early history of an idea that has centrally shaped Christianity and left a deep impression on the secular world as well.
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Apology De Spectaculis

Apology  De Spectaculis

INTRODUCTION THE Octavius survives only in a single manuscript, preserved by the happy accident of being mistaken for Book VIII of Arnobius Adversus ...

Author: Tertullian

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ISBN: UOM:39015026960313

Category: Apologetics

Page: 445

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Patronage in Early Christianity

Patronage in Early Christianity

Octavius: Lateinisch und Deutsch. ... Octavius / Uitgegeven in van Commentaar Voorzien. ... Apology and De Spectaculis and Minucius Felix Octavius.

Author: Alan B. Wheatley

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781630878009

Category: Religion

Page: 212

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How did the community we glimpse in the New Testament become an institution quite willing to have the emperor Constantine as a primary public partner? By tracing the use of resources, titles, and functions of leaders and patterns of honor giving, Wheatley traces from a wide variety of sources both acceptance and revision of Roman patronage in this countercultural community. Along the way, it is possible to see dissident groups like the Montanists and Marcionites more clearly and sympathetically, and to ask ourselves some pertinent questions about how a Christian community might function in the twenty-first century.
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Cambridge History of Christianity Volume 1 Origins to Constantine

Cambridge History of Christianity  Volume 1  Origins to Constantine

( with Tertullian , Apology , de spectaculis ) ( 1931 ) . ET : The Octavius of Minucius Felix , G. Clarke ( trans . and ed . ) , ACW 39 ( 1974 ) .

Author: Margaret M. Mitchell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521812399

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Rage and Time

Rage and Time

Tertullian, Apology, De spectaculis; Minucius Felix, Octavius, trans. T. R. Glover (Cambridge Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2003), 297–301.

Author: Peter Sloterdijk

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231145237

Category: Philosophy

Page: 248

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While ancient civilizations worshipped strong, active emotions, modern societies have favored more peaceful attitudes, especially within the democratic process. We have largely forgotten the struggle to make use of thymos, the part of the soul that, following Plato, contains spirit, pride, and indignation. Rather, Christianity and psychoanalysis have promoted mutual understanding to overcome conflict. Through unique examples, Peter Sloterdijk, the preeminent posthumanist, argues exactly the opposite, showing how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage. By way of reinterpreting the Iliad, Alexandre Dumas's Count of Monte Cristo, and recent Islamic political riots in Paris, Sloterdijk proves the fallacy that rage is an emotion capable of control. Global terrorism and economic frustrations have rendered strong emotions visibly resurgent, and the consequences of violent outbursts will determine international relations for decades to come. To better respond to rage and its complexity, Sloterdijk daringly breaks with entrenched dogma and contructs a new theory for confronting conflict. His approach acknowledges and respects the proper place of rage and channels it into productive political struggle.
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God Gulliver and Genocide

God  Gulliver  and Genocide

The Octavius is included in the Loeb edition of Tertullian's Apology and De Spectaculis ( Cambridge , Mass . and London , 1931 , rptd . 1984/5 ) . 134.

Author: Claude Julien Rawson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199257507

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 401

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We are obsessed with 'barbarians'. They are the 'not us', who don't speak our language, or 'any language', whom we depise, fear, invade and kill; for whom we feel compassion, or admiration, and an intense sexual interest; whose innocence or vigour we aspire to, and who have an extraordinaryinfluence on the comportment, and even modes of dress, of our civilised metropolitan lives; whom we often outdo in the barbarism we impute to them; and whose suspected resemblance to us haunts our introspections and imaginings. They come in two overlapping categories, ethnic others and home-grownpariahs: conquered infidels and savages, the Irish, the poor, the Jews. This book looks afresh at how we have confronted the idea of 'barbarism', in ourselves and others, from 1492 to 1945, through the voices of many writers, chiefly Montaigne, Swift and, to a lesser extent, Shaw.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Reincarnation Oblivion or Heaven

Reincarnation  Oblivion or Heaven

In another Apologist, Minucius Felix's Octavius, anti-Christian Caecilus brings ... translation of Tertullian and Minucius Felix, Apology: De Spectaculis.

Author: Bobby Bose

Publisher: Langham Global Library

ISBN: 9781783681075

Category: Religion

Page: 376

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What is death? Why do we die? and what happens after we die? Over the centuries, philosophers and theologians of the world’s religions have offered answers to the dilemma of death, yet this subject is rarely given the detailed attention it deserves in the contemporary Christian church. As Christians, how does our view of death impact the communication of the gospel in today’s pluralistic societies? In this study, Dr Bobby Bose not only develops a solid biblical theology of death, he also reviews the teachings of contemporary and historical Christian theologians around the world, and examines the “state-after-death” beliefs of Hindus, Muslims and Secular Humanists. The author shows that “state-after- death” was a central component of conversation in the early church, and is also a major component of God’s mission to rescue humanity. As the East converges with the West, it is vital that Christians develop a missiological approach to “state-after-death” that will encourage positive engagement with people of other faiths and beliefs.
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Rhetoric and Contingency

Rhetoric and Contingency

Octavius”. Trans. W. C. A. Kerr, and Gerald H. Rendall. Tertullian. Apology. De Spectaculis. Minucius Felix. Octavius. 1931. Eds. T. R. Glover, and Gerald ...

Author: DS Mayfield

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110701654

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 899

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Human life is susceptible of changing suddenly, of shifting inadvertently, of appearing differently, of varying unpredictably, of being altered deliberately, of advancing fortuitously, of commencing or ending accidentally, of a certain malleability. In theory, any human being is potentially capacitated to conceive of—and convey—the chance, view, or fact that matters may be otherwise, or not at all; with respect to other lifeforms, this might be said animal’s distinctive characteristic. This state of play is both an everyday phenomenon, and an indispensable prerequisite for exceptional innovations in culture and science: contingency is the condition of possibility for any of the arts—be they dominantly concerned with thinking, crafting, or enacting. While their scope and method may differ, the (f)act of reckoning with—and taking advantage of—contingency renders rhetoricians and philosophers associates after all. In this regard, Aristotle and Blumenberg will be exemplary, hence provide the framework. Between these diachronic bridgeheads, close readings applying the nexus of rhetoric and contingency to a selection of (Early) Modern texts and authors are intercalated—among them La Celestina, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, Wilde, Fontane.
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Children of Lucifer

Children of Lucifer

Tertullian, Apology, xxiii.11, English translation by T. R. Glover in Tertullian, Apology. De Spectaculis, 127. 42. Felix, Octavius xxvii.5–7, ...

Author: Ruben van Luijk

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190275129

Category: Religion

Page: 880

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If we are to believe sensationalist media coverage, Satanism is, at its most benign, the purview of people who dress in black, adorn themselves with skull and pentagram paraphernalia, and listen to heavy metal. At its most sinister, its adherents are worshippers of evil incarnate and engage in violent and perverse secret rituals, the details of which mainstream society imagines with a fascination verging on the obscene. Children of Lucifer debunks these facile characterizations by exploring the historical origins of modern Satanism. Ruben van Luijk traces the movement's development from a concept invented by a Christian church eager to demonize its internal and external competitors to a positive (anti-)religious identity embraced by various groups in the modern West. Van Luijk offers a comprehensive intellectual history of this long and unpredictable trajectory. This story involves Romantic poets, radical anarchists, eccentric esotericists, Decadent writers, and schismatic exorcists, among others, and culminates in the establishment of the Church of Satan by carnival entertainer Anton Szandor LaVey. Yet it is more than a collection of colorful characters and unlikely historical episodes. The emergence of new attitudes toward Satan proves to be intimately linked to the ideological struggle for emancipation that transformed the West and is epitomized by the American and French Revolutions. It is also closely connected to secularization, that other exceptional historical process which saw Western culture spontaneously renounce its traditional gods and enter into a self-imposed state of religious indecision. Children of Lucifer makes the case that the emergence of Satanism presents a shadow history of the evolution of modern civilization as we know it. Offering the most comprehensive account of this history yet written, van Luijk proves that, in the case of Satanism, the facts are much more interesting than the fiction.
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Humanism Drama and Performance

Humanism  Drama  and Performance

De Spectaculis. In Tertullian, Minucius Felix, Tertullian: Apology, De Spectaculis, Minucius Felix: Octavius. Translated by T. R. Glover; Gerald H. Rendall.

Author: Hana Worthen

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030440664

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 301

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This book examines the appropriation of theatre and theatrical performance by ideologies of humanism, in terms that continue to echo across the related disciplines of literary, drama, theatre, and performance history and studies today. From Aristotle onward, theatre has been regulated by three strains of critical poiesis: the literary, segregating theatre and the practices of the spectacular from the humanizing work attributed to the book and to the internality of reading; the dramatic, approving the address of theatrical performance only to the extent that it instrumentalizes literary value; and the theatrical, assimilating performance to the conjunction of literary and liberal values. These values have been used to figure not only the work of theatre, but also the propriety of the audience as a figure for its socializing work, along a privileged dualism from the aestheticized ensemble—harmonizing actor, character, and spectator to the essentialized drama—to the politicized assembly, theatre understood as an agonistic gathering.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Resurrection of the Messiah

The Resurrection of the Messiah

De clementia. ... Text and translation in T. R. Glover and Gerald H. Rendall, Tertullian: Apology and De Spectaculis. Minucius Felix: Octavius. LCL.

Author: Christopher Bryan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190454081

Category: Religion

Page: 456

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In The Resurrection of the Messiah, Christopher Bryan combines literary, historical, and theological approaches in a study of the doctrine of the Resurrection. The book is divided into three parts. The first section provides a careful and sympathetic description of first-century Jewish and pagan opinions and beliefs about death and what might follow. This is followed by a presentation of a general account of early Christian claims about the death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The second part of the book offers a detailed, full-length commentary on and exegesis of the main New Testament texts that speak of Jesus' death and resurrection: 1 Corinthians 15 and the narratives in the four canonical gospels. As a framework for this commentary, Bryan utilizes the pattern of apostolic preaching presented by Paul and then echoed by each of the four evangelists, namely the formula "Christ died, Christ was buried, Christ has been raised, Christ appeared." The final section of the book is spent discussing and evaluating various proposals that have been made by those attempting to explain the data in ways that differ from the traditional Christian explanation. Bryan also considers various theological and ethical implications of accepting the claim "Jesus Christ has been raised from the dead." Throughout his study, Bryan exhibits a willingness to face hard questions as well as an appropriate reverence for a faith that for almost two thousand years has enabled millions of people to lead lives of meaning and grace.
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How the Classics Made Shakespeare

How the Classics Made Shakespeare

Tertullian, De Spectaculis, XXIII, in Tertullian: Apology and De Spectaculis. Minucius Felix: Octavius, trans. ... Sidney, Apology for Poetry, ed.

Author: Jonathan Bate

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691210148

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

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"This book grew from the inaugural E. H. Gombrich Lectures in the Classical Tradition that I delivered in the autumn of 2013 at the Warburg Institute of the University of London, under the title, "Ancient Strength: Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition"--Preface, page ix.
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