By Wim Janse

The 24 essays during this quantity (Volume eighty five of the Dutch evaluate of Church background sequence) discover the formation of clerical and confessional identities in early sleek Europe from 3 angles. the 1st a part of the booklet makes a speciality of schooling and theological education, the second one at the interpretation of Scripture and preaching, and the 3rd at the building of clerical and communal expectancies and self understandings. The interdisciplinary dialogue intersects with the confessionalization debate and proceeds from comparative views, confessionally, geographically, and dimensionally, neighborhood and (inter)national. what's specifically leading edge is the wealthy portrait of the complexities of identities and the resources used to figure out them. an in depth creation deals a close, systematic evaluation and lays the root for discussions of the volume's clean findings. A ebook evaluate part is annexed.

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Second half of the third century. Photo’s: Rep I 118; WS fig. 48. Saxons and Vandals in the West. We notice a large diversity of social patterns and liturgical practices. The iconography varies according to the subcultures. Everywhere the Christians incline towards a stricter application of the prohibition of images, with reduction or even abolition of figurative scenes (cf. iconoclasm). In this aconic environment, the signs remain uncontested, and the characteres and historiae survive, but become scantier.

Real (Munster, 1994), pp. 187-201. B. de Rossi’, in Philhistôr. Miscellanea in honorem Caroli Laga septuagenarii [Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta], ed. Antoon Schoors and Peter Van Deun (Leuven, 1994), pp. 11-22. Schumacher 1977 = Walter Nikolaus Schumacher, Hirt und ‘Guter Hirt’ [Römische Quartalschrift für christliche Altertumskunde und Kirchengeschichte, 34. Supplementheft] (Rome, Freiburg, Vienna, 1977). Alphonse Veyries, Les figures criophores dans l’art grec, l’art gréco-romain et l’art chrétien [Bibliothèque des Écoles Françaises d’Athène et de Rome 39) (Paris, 1884).

290-99. -A. Martigny, Étude archéologique sur l’agneau et le bon Pasteur (Paris-Lyon, 1860). -A. Martigny, ‘Étude archéologique sur l’agneau et le bon Pasteur, suivie d’una notice sur les Agnus Dei’, Annales de l’Académie de Mâcon 5 (1862), 44-145. -A. Martigny, ‘Le Bon Pasteur’, in Dictionnaire des antiquités chrétiennes (Paris, 1877). Peter Post, ‘Goede herder: Opkomst en ondergang van een laat-antieke en christelijke idylle’, in Goede Herders [HTP Studies], ed. M. Menken, P. Post, and H. van de Spijker (Averbode, 1983), pp.

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