heresiography


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heresiography

(ˌhɛrəsɪˈɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
any writing or discourse dealing with heresy

heresiography

a systematic exposition on heresy.
See also: Heresy
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In the final part he examines Islamic heresiography as a literary genre, probes some of the technical terminology employed in it, and discusses its Sitz im Leben.
Theology, including works on heresiography in refutation of Batini doctrines.
Not surprisingly, clerical leaders on both sides of the Atlantic used every available means to combat the Moravian threat including legal action, physical threat, and polemic filled with a heresiography of sexual impropriety first assigned to the Munsterite Radicals in the 1520s.
Heresiography in Context: Hippolytus' Elenchos as a Source for Greek Philosophy.
For this volume Michael Frassetto assembled many of the best minds in medieval heresiography.
She also engages the underlying genre with a chapter on "Gangraena as Heresiography," a much-needed exercise as heresiographers, like generals, are always (re-)fighting past wars.
Keith Lewinstein observes that the study of Islamic sectarianism is uncomfortably wedded to medieval heresiography.
It is here that al-Ghazali's work is most insightful, for it presents not a simple heresiography but a sophisticated theory of interpretation of scriptural texts.
Notes on Eastern Hanafite Heresiography," JAOS 114 (1994): 583-98.
Keith Lewinstein has observed identifiable Eastern (Khurasani and Transoxanian) and Western (Iraqi) traditions of heresiography.
Wasserstrom, "Species of Misbelief: A History of Muslim Heresiography of the Jews" (Ph.