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From Paul to Valentinus

Peter Lampe

From Paul to Valentinus

Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries

by Peter Lampe

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Published by Burns & Oates .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9904045M
ISBN 100860121836
ISBN 109780860121831
OCLC/WorldCa228380455

Valentinus (1) (OualentinoV), founder of one of the Gnostic sects which originated in the first half of 2nd cent. 1. BiographyAccording to the tradition of the Valentinian school witnessed to by Clemens Alexandrinus ( 17, , p. , Potter), Valentinus had been a disciple of Theodas, who himself, it is very improbably said, knew St. Paul. Valentinus cannot have .   This collection of essays—the ninth volume in Brill’s Pauline Studies series—features Paul and his relationship to knowledge. Gnosis, the Greek word generally translated as "knowledge," is broadly interpreted, and the essays contained in this volume revolve around both a more general notion of knowledge in relation to Paul and more specific .

Book Overview In this pathbreaking study of the rise and shape of the earliest churches in Rome, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis. He also takes a close look at inscriptional evidence to complement the reading of the great literary texts: from Paul's Letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome. According to Irenaeus, Valentinus was a native of Egypt who studied philosophy at Alexandria. His disciples claimed that he had been educated by Theodas (or Theudas), a pupil of the apostle Paul. He moved to Rome c. CE, during the time of Pope St. Hyginus, where he established a large school and spread his doctrines in the West.

Peter. Lampe, From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two polis: Fortress Press, xvii+ pp. $ (cloth). He then proposes wild speculations about how other various heretics, such as Marcion and Valentinus, infiltrated and influenced the "Catholic" beliefs about Paul. From start to finish, this book is a work of total speculative fiction!/5.


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Being fairly ignorant of the early history of Roman Christianity, (or any early Christian history for that matter), "From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries" was just begging to be read. The book did not fail to impress or keep me by: 2.

Similarly, when Saint Paul encountered the risen Lord in a vision (2 Corinthians ; Acts ), he received the secret teaching from him. Valentinus claimed that he learned this secret teaching from Theudas. From Paul to Valentinus book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

In this pathbreaking study of the rise and shape of the earl /5. Valentinus (also spelled Valentinius; c. AD – c. ) was the best known and, for a time, most successful early Christian gnostic founded his school in ing to Tertullian, Valentinus was a candidate for bishop but started his own group when another was chosen.

Valentinus produced a variety of writings, but only fragments survive, largely those. (PUBFortress)Now translated into English. 'So masterful in its grasp of a vast array of evidence, so solid and innovative in its methodology, and so audacious in conception that it is bound to become a classic.

It is the most important historical and sociological study ever written on Roman Christianity,'Interpretation. pages, : Even the Book of Acts says Paul once lectured so long into the night that a young man fell asleep and from a second story window and had to be resurrected by Paul.

I always found the first part of that story more believable than the by: In this pathbreaking study of the rise and shape of the earliest churches in From Paul to Valentinus book, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis.

He also takes a close look at inscriptional evidence to complement the reading of the great literary texts: from Paul's Letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome, Justin Martyr, Montanus, and Valentinus. Valentinus was born in Egypt in the early second century.

It is also thought that he received teaching from Theudas, who was a student of St. Paul, giving him some kind of apostolic sanction and authority.(Layton, ) Around the year Valentinus migrated to Rome where he got involved in ecclesiastical affairs.

Father. The only way. From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries Peter Lampe In this pathbreaking study of the rise and shape of the earliest churches in Rome, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis.

“From Paul to Valentinus” is a breathtaking achievement that has already become a classic and will repay careful attention for decades to come from researchers of early Roman Christianity or those seeking a model for writing a social history for other centres of ancient Christianity. It is a book that demands much from its : John Bugay.

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Valentinus professed to have derived his ideas from Theodas or Theudas, a disciple of St. Paul, but his system is obviously an attempt to amalgamate Greek and Oriental speculations of the most fantastic kind with Christian ideas.

He was especially indebted to Plato (Healy P. Transcribed by Thomas M. Barrett. Valentinus and Valentinians. From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries. From Paul to Valentinus Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries.

Peter Lampe Lampe's book will impress all who read it as a well-informed attempt to synthesize a vast amount of. Bartsch, Paul, (1 title) Bartsch, Rudolf Hans, (1 title) Bartusiak, Marcia, (1 title) Baruth, Philip E. (1 title) Barwell, Noel, (1 title) Barwick, G.

(1 title) Barwick, G. (George Frederick), (1 title) Barwise, Jon (3 titles) Bary, A. de (Anton), (1 title) Bary, Frederic de (1 title). Valentinus (also spelled Valentinius; c. – c.

AD) was the best known and for a time most successful early Christian gnostic founded his school in ing to Tertullian, Valentinus was a candidate for bishop of Rome but started his own group when another was chosen.

[1] Valentinus produced a variety of writings, but only fragments survive, largely. In this highly original work, Elaine Pagels demonstrates how evidence from gnostic sources may challenge the assumption that Paul writes his letters to combat "gnostic opponents" and to repudiate their claims to secret wisdom.

Drawing upon evidence from the gnostic exegesis of Paul, including several Nag Hammadi texts, the author examines how gnostic exegetes cite. Investigating the rise and shape of the earliest churches in Rome, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis.

He also takes a close look at inscriptional evidence to complement the reading of the great literary texts: from Paul's letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome, €Montanus and Valentinus.€.

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From Paul to Valentinus | In this pathbreaking study of the rise and shape of the earliest churches in Rome, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis. He also takes a close look at inscriptional evidence to complement the reading of the great literary texts: from Paul's Letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome, Justin Martyr, Montanus, and Brand: Augsburg Fortress Publishing.

Fortress Press To Release Peter Lampe’s From Paul to Valentinus MINNEAPOLIS (Octo )—In a path-breaking and widely hailed study, newly available in English, author Peter Lampe integrates history, archaeology, and social analysis to retrace rise and shape of the earliest Christian communities in Rome.Investigating the rise and shape of the earliest churches in Rome, Lampe integrates history, archaeology, theology, and social analysis.

He also takes a close look at inscriptional evidence to complement the reading of the great literary texts: from Paul's letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome, Montanus and Valentinus.

'I want to learn about the daily lives of the. Irenaeus’ statement presents a dilemma, because it raises the question of how Valentinus could have been such a staunch consumer of Paul, who seems to have been discovered by Marcion.

The picture Irenaeus paints suggests Valentinus was active perhaps as much as two decades earlier than Marcion.