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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 T.&T. Clark International in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Church history.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Lampe ; translated by Michael Steinhauser ; edited by Marshall D. Johnson.
    ContributionsJohnson, Marshall D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR878.R7 L3513 2003a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 525 p. :
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22583190M
    ISBN 100567080501


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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 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 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. From Paul To Valentinus Hardcover – Oct. 1 by Peter Lampe (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ /5(5).

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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 From Paul to Valentinus book 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) From Paul to Valentinus book, 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.€.

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 (Author), Michael Steinhauser Lampe's book will impress all who read it as a well-informed attempt to synthesize a vast amount of data in a serious, informed, and scholarly way.".

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. 90 Valentinus born in Phrebonis, Egypt (near Alexandria).

Valentinus possibly comes into contact with Theudas, an aging disciple of Paul. Valentinus founds school at Alexandria after having a vision of Christ in the form of a child.

Theodotus among his first followers. Valentinus goes to Rome and founds school there. "“The Apostle of the Heretics”: Paul, Valentinus, and Marcion" published on 01 Jan by : James D.

Dunn. Valentinus (1) (OualentinoV), founder of one of the Gnostic sects which originated in the first half of 2nd cent. 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. The human ego, then, is the problem, and creates an illusion that blinds us from the truth that is only spiritually discerned.

As Paul makes clear, the natural man cannot receive the true spiritual essence of consciousness. Valentinus’ belief system is no different than the concept of Maya (illusion) taught in the Upanishads.

The idea has. The Gnostic Paul - Book by Elaine Pagels; Was the Apostle Paul a Gnostic. The Gnostic Paul - Random Blog post Valentinus was a Gnostic. Paul was not a Gnostic. Paul simply made mention of common ideas in accordance with Greek Cosmology when writing to the people in Asia Minor.

Christianity Stack Exchange offers great information. Peter Lampe, Professor of New Testament at Heidelberg University, uses epigraphic evidence to complement Christian texts: from Paul's Letter to the Romans to the writings of Clement of Rome, Justin Martyr, Montanus, and Valentinus.

Thoroughly reworked and updated by the author, this English-language edition is broad in scope yet closely detailed. Get this from a library. From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the first two centuries. [Peter Lampe; Marshall D Johnson] -- 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. Valentinus 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.

Educated in Alexandria by Theudas (a disciple of Paul), Valentinus claimed to possess a secret wisdom – suitable only for the ‘spiritually mature’ – handed down by Paul to his inner circle. To strengthen his hand, Valentinus also claimed to have had a vision of the risen Christ.

ignored in any book on Valentinus). Epistola Jacobi Apocrypha The Apocryphal Epistle of James (the brother of the Lord) could be read as a writing which issued from the school of Valentinus, were it not that it proclaims that persecution is to be accepted, even provoked.

That it contains Valentinian elements is only too obvious. Peter Lampe, professor of New Testament at Heidelberg, begins his magisterial book by giving us a definite date for the break of Christians from the Roman synagogues—49 AD, when the emperor Claudius expelled some Jews from Rome. From then on, Romans often persecuted Christians rather than Jews.

Lampe locates the Jews in Rome chiefly in the. 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 : H. Maier. FROM PAUL TO VALENTINUS: Christians at Rome in the first two centuries. by. the book must be used with caution. From Luke’s information that Prisca and Aquila had been banished from Rome with “all Jews” under Claudius, Lampe infers fallaciously that “Jewish Christians” must have been “involved in the unrest”; from this it is.Irenaeus states that Peter and Paul founded together the Church of Rome.

Irenaeus lived during the second century ( - A.D.). He acquired his information from Rome, and he believed the myth about Simon Magus. He writes that indeed there was erected in Rome an edifice in honor of Simon Magus and his magical arts.