By Amy Livingstone
Papers awarded on the 10th foreign convention on Patristic reports held in Oxford 1987 (see additionally Studia Patristica 19, 21, 22 and 23). The successive units of Studia Patristica comprise papers introduced on the overseas meetings on Patristic stories, which meet for every week as soon as each 4 years in Oxford; they're held lower than the aegis of the Theology college of the collage. contributors of those meetings come from around the world and so much supply papers. those variety over the full box, either East and West, from the second one century to a bit at the Nachleben of the Fathers. the bulk are brief papers facing a few small and attainable aspect; they bring up and occasionally get to the bottom of questions about the authenticity of records, dates of occasions, and such like, and a few unveil new texts. The smaller variety of longer papers placed such issues into context and point out wider developments. the complete displays the country of Patristic scholarship and demonstrates the vigor and recognition of the topic.
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For months, Eberhard had been thinking of a suitable place for his baptism, and there are several indications that he found it in the Halle suburb of Ammendorf, on the White Elster, a Saale tributary. 4 It is characteristic of Eberhard that he later took his baptism as a matter of course and very rarely brought up the subject himself. 5 In fact, the only time baptism had been an issue for him was during those months of intense seeking back in the summer of 1907. Others had far more problems with it and either created or predicted difficulties for him.
Carl Franklin Arnold declared, and not for the first time, that he could not teach students when his own son was doing the opposite of what he taught, and that therefore he would have to resign his professorship immediately (which, however, he did not do). on thEir own fEEt The bottom line by the end of October was that both Emmy and Eberhard were deprived of parental support and sympathy – she through loyalty to him, he through baptism. In spite of this, their letters during the following year ring with the same carefree tone as those exchanged during the very first weeks of their engagement.
This was not without its difficulties. Some of the proponents of adult baptism from the Alte Promenade Fellowship, the very same fellowship with which Eberhard and Emmy had for so long been involved, now publicly voiced their doubts about the degree of “conviction” of the city mission people. They feared that Emmy would recruit young women from one organization to the other. In the city mission group, these same fears were mirrored in reverse, and Emmy soon came under criticism because she would not deny her conviction about baptism.