Defining Error

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252381
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600654 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Defining Error

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The development of Christian heresiology, and John's place in this; the way heresiology functions within a kind of sociology of knowledge. More detailed discussion of the three heresies to which John devotes extended attention: Manichaeism (to which he devoted a separate work), Messalianism, and Islam, of which he is the first Christian discussion.

Keywords: heresy; Islam; Manichaeism; Messalianism

Chapter.  14134 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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