And Then the End Will Come

And Then the End Will Come : Early Latin Christian Interpretations of the Opening of the Seven Seals

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This work examines a centuries-long intellectual tradition in the early Latin church linking the imagery associated with the opening of the Seven Seals of the Apocalypse with programs of ecclesiastical expansion and ascetic reform.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 231g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138963526
  • 9781138963528

About Douglas W. Lumsden

Douglas Lunsden is an Assistant Professor at Benedictine College.
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Table of contents

Table of Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1. External Expansion, Internal Reform: The Sealed Book 2. Establishing a Tradition: Victorinus/Tyconius/Jerome 3. Sixth-Century-Synthesis: Primasius 4. From the Periphery: Bede 5. The Carolingian Mystic: Ambrosius Autpertus 6. The Spanish Bishop: Beatus of Liebana 7. The Monk Militant: Haimo of Auzerre Epilogue: Church Triumphant: The Book Unsealed Bibliography Index
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