9 edition of The Cult of Saint Thecla found in the catalog.
March 12, 2001
by Oxford University Press, USA
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This book is the first modern collection of studies about the fascinating figure of Thecla and the development of her cult in East and West. While her role in the Acts of Paul and Thecla has often been analysed, and was the subject of an earlier volume in this series, the historical development of her cult from early Christian to modern times has received much less attention and is therefore Pages:  In Davis' recent book on the cult of Thecla, an impressive wealth of material is adduced to illustrate the different ways in which the Apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla were read and interpreted in Egypt [Davis ]. Early papyrus fragments of the Acts in Greek and Coptic, references in literary texts, wall paintings and material remains attest to the popularity of Thecla's story as well.
The Cult of the Saints and Their Relics Thomas Head Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY The saints were, both during their lives and after their deaths, key members not only of the Christian community, but of western society as a whole. As "friends of God" or "soldiers of Christ," saints possessed enormous Size: KB. FYI - Stephen J. Davis has a recent book called The Cult of Saint Thecla: A Tradition of Women's Piety in Late Antiquity which is partially viewable on googlebooks. Chapter One discusses "Origins of the Thecla Cult". 8. Barr describes the Pastoral letters as part of a "Trajectory of the Emerging Institution".
The cult (system of religious beliefs and rituals) of the saints emerged in the 3rd century and gained momentum from the 4th to the 6th century. The bones of martyrs were believed to provide evidence of God’s power at work in the world, producing miracles and. In the late Middle Ages (about –) the book of hours was the most popular type of devotional book. A section in these books contained short prayers to the saints. Saints included were often the saintly patrons of the book's owner. Saint Christopher, an enormously popular saint, is depicted in this book .
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Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint and "martyr" among Christians in late antiquity. In the early church, Thecla's example was associated with the piety of women -- in particular, with women's ministry and by: Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, was perhaps the most celebrated female saint and 'martyr' among Christians in late antiquity.
In examining the practices The Cult of Saint Thecla book Thecla's devotees in Asia Minor and Egypt, Stephen Davis shows that Thecla's cult was closely linked with communities of women as a means of empowerment/5.
The Cult of Saint Thecla by Stephen J. Davis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). The Cult of Saint Thecla A Tradition of Women's Piety in Late Antiquity Stephen J. Davis Oxford Early Christian Studies. Offers an accessible synthesis of interdisciplinary source material and debate; Innovative primary focus on reconstructing the lives of devotees of the.
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The Catacomb of Saint Thecla is a Christian catacomb in the city of Rome, near the Via Ostiense and the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, in the southern quarter of the ancient catacomb was constructed in the fourth century of the Common Era, linked. Author by: Ferdinand Holböck, S.T.D.
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I: THE CULT OF ST THECLA IN ASIA MINOR ; 1. Origins of the Thecla Cult ; 2. The Cult of Thecla at Seleucia in Asia Minor ; II: THE CULT OF SAINT THECLA IN EGYPT ; 3. Thecla Devotion Among Ascetic Women in Alexandria ; 4. Pilgrimage and the Cult of Saint Thecla in the Mareotis ; 5. The Spread of Thecla Devotion Outside Alexandria and Its Environs.
Whether this Thecla was a local saint of the Oriental metropolis is not known. A catacomb of St. Thecla on the Via Ostiensis, not far from the burial place of St. Paul, is mentioned in the seventh-century itineraries to the graves of the Roman martyrs.
A church stood on this spot on a hill over the catacomb where the body of the saint. Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint and "martyr" among Christians in late antiquity. In the early church, Thecla's example was associated with the piety of women — in particular, with women's ministry and : $ Description: This book is the first modern collection of studies about the fascinating figure of Thecla and the development of her cult in East and West.
While her role in the Acts of Paul and Thecla has often been analysed, and was the subject of an earlier volume in this series, the historical development of her cult from early Christian to. The Cult of Saint Thecla is clearly the product of consummate and painstaking scholarship.
Davis has worked hard to master a vast array of sources and in so doing has had to don many hats, including those of the textual critic, the archaeologist, the art historian, and the social historian, to name just a few. Buy The Cult of Saint Thecla at Angus & Robertson with Delivery - Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint and martyr among Christians in late antiquity.
In the early church, Theclas example was associated with the piety of women - in particular, with womens ministry and travel.
Devotion to Saint Thecla quickly spread. Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint & 'martyr' in the early church. Bringing together a wide range of evidence, Davis shows how the cult of Saint Thecla was popular among early Christian women.
Stephen Davis’ book, The Cult of St. Thecla, details how her legend provided a context for religious communities of women in Ancient Turkey and Egypt, though the cult spread as far West as Gaul (France).
The Context of Devotionals to Thecla. Thecla was the object of intense devotional attention by women in what is in modern times Turkey. Part Three investigates six major shrines, from Philae's diverse non-Christian devotees to the great pilgrim center of Abu Mina and a Thecla shrine on its route.
Part Four looks at such diverse pilgrims' rites as oracles, chant, and stational liturgy, while Part Five brings in Athanasius's and an anonymous hagiographer's perspectives on Cited by: 2. Thecla, a disciple of the apostle Paul, became perhaps the most celebrated female saint and 'martyr' among Christians in late antiquity.
In the early church, Thecla's example was associated with the piety of women - in particular, with women's ministry and travel/5(5). Origins of the Thecla cult -- The cult of Thecla at Seleucia in Asia Minor -- The cult of Saint Thecla in Egypt.
Thecla devotion among ascetic women in Alexandria -- Pilgrimage and the cult of Saint Thecla in the Mareotis -- The spread of Thecla devotion outside Alexandria and its environs -- App.
Buy The Cult of Saint Thecla by Stephen J. Davis from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Thecla, an ancient saint out of Iconium whose cult was suppressed by Rome inis still beloved and celebrated by our Orthodox sisters and brothers who find her story in the Apocryphal acts of Paul and Thecla and call her “apostle and protomartyr among women” and “equal to.
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Peter Browns "The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and function in Latin Christianity", as laid out in the opening chapter, is an all-inclusive examination of the very special dead, and their detached holy paraphernalia, in relation to late antique ( A.D.) religion, society, and modes of thinking.4/5.popular, but controversial, female saint in early Christianity.
Marshalling literary, artistic, archaeological, papyrological, and epigraphic evidence from Asia Minor and Egypt, I reconstruct the role that communities of women played in the promotion of Saint Thecla’s cult.