Public disputation, power, and social order in late antiquity / Richard Lim.
Using select philosophical and theological debates, Lim discusses how with the advent of Christianity the public function of disputation changed from a means of discovering truth and self-identification for the orator to a means of competition and "winning over" an opponent. Lim demonstrat...
University of California Press,
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