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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Qumran Calendars and Sectarianism

Sacha Stern.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion in the Ancient World; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Christianity. 10084 words.

The main principles of Qumran calendars are known to most scholars, but only a small circle of specialists have studied them in detail. The centrality of the calendars to Qumran culture,...

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Sectarianism and Heresy: From Qumran Calendars to Christian Easter Controversies

Sacha Stern.

in Calendars in Antiquity

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 38106 words.

This chapter considers how calendars were involved in the formation of religious sects and heresies. After clarifying what is meant, in this context, by ‘sectarianism’ and ‘heresy’, the...

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Sectarian Communities in the Dead Sea Scrolls

John J. Collins.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion in the Ancient World; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Christianity. 10431 words.

It has been customary to speak of ‘the Qumran community’. This community is usually identified as an Essene settlement, and is widely assumed to have been celibate. However, this article...

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Roman Medical Sects

Lauren Caldwell.

in Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies. 8892 words.

The chapter treats the three chief medical sects that began in the first through third centuries ce of the Roman period, the Asclepiadeans, the Methodists, and the Pneumatists, based...

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Tragedy

Gary Grund.

in The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin

August 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies. 7406 words.

From its origins in antiquity, tragedy was a very unstable literary genre and had been interpreted in a variety of conflicting ways. The rediscovery of the tragedies of Lucius Annaeus...

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Khalifa b. Khayyat al-’Usfuri (854)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 126 words.

Scholar of *hadith and the *Qur’ān from *Basra, in Iraq, who was ‘Uthmani in sectarian affiliation (that is, opposed to the partisans of ...

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‘For the judgment is God's’ (Deut. 1: 17): Biblical and Communal Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Aharon Shemesh.

in Law and Religion in the Eastern Mediterranean

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 6927 words.

Scholars of the Dead Sea Scrolls often compare and contrast ‘sectarian law’ as opposed to ‘biblical law’. This chapter argues that this differentiation was not upheld by Qumran sectarians...

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Paulicians

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 256 words.

Heretical sect of Christianity with a following primarily in *Armenia. In calling themselves Paulicians, the sectarians claimed a monopoly on the pure doctrines of the Apostle S. Paul;...

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Conclusion

Laurie O’Higgins.

in The Irish Classical Self

March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 1206 words.

Many eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Irish people believed Ireland’s relationship to the classical world was distinctive, sympathetic, and ongoing. The complex, intimate, and contentious...

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Lucan and Humanist Pedagogy

Edward Paleit.

in War, Liberty, and Caesar

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 8713 words.

This chapter forms the first of two within Part One, ‘Contexts of Reading’. It examines the conceptual and cultural frameworks which shaped how Lucan was understood and used by English...

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There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ

Michael Gaddis.

October 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 410 pages.

“There is no crime for those who have Christ,” claimed a fifth-century zealot, neatly expressing the belief of religious extremists that righteous zeal for God trumps worldly law. This book...

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Stephen Batman, Edmund Spenser, and Myth as an Art of Discernment

Anna-Maria Hartmann.

in English Mythography in its European Context, 1500-1650

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature; Religion in the Ancient World. 15956 words.

Stephen Batman’s Golden Booke of the Leaden Goddes (1577) was the first English Renaissance mythography. It consists of three sections on false gods: the first on pagan deities, the second...

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Women in Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Tal Ilan.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Religion in the Ancient World. 11508 words.

The question of women in Qumran is a recent one. The interest in, and awareness of, women on the site and in the scrolls was slow in coming, and associated with the emergence of...

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Constructing Ancient Judaism from the Scrolls

Martin Goodman.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Religion in the Ancient World. 5187 words.

Most of the Dead Sea Scrolls can be classified as religious documents of one kind or another, and all the studies since 1947 that have been devoted to their significance can be...

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The Origins and History of the Teacher's Movement

Michael O. Wise.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Religion in the Ancient World. 15158 words.

Shortly after the first Dead Sea Scrolls came to light, scholars began trying to explain the ultimate origin of the deposits. This article suggests that the totality of the evidence now...

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Purity in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Jonathan Klawans.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religion in the Ancient World; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Christianity. 12675 words.

This article considers Leviticus, the Rabbis, and Qumran; ritual purity, moral purity, and their evolution at Qumran; and other incongruities facing the purity–community model. The dominant...

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Exploring the Mystical Background of the Dead Sea Scrolls

James R. Davila.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Religion in the Ancient World. 10330 words.

The Dead Sea Scrolls provide considerable evidence for a vibrant mystical tradition that involved not only theoretical musings about the heavenly realm based on scriptural exegesis, but...

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Roland Barthes and the Teacher of Righteousness:

Maxine L. Grossman.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Religion in the Ancient World; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 5903 words.

The quest of the historical Teacher of Righteousness provided scholars with a starting point for considering the social setting and historical milieu out of which the Dead Sea Scrolls...

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