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Ecclesia-ecclesia, secta, ordo nel cristianesimo dei primi secoli. Una riflessione sul lessico

@inproceedings{Spinosa2003EcclesiaecclesiaSO,
  title={Ecclesia-ecclesia, secta, ordo nel cristianesimo dei primi secoli. Una riflessione sul lessico},
  author={Giacinta Spinosa},
  year={2003}
}
a semantic analysis of the key historical-religious terms ∈κκλησiα/ecclesia, secta, and ordo in early Christian history, reveals a tension between trends aimed at the creation of movements and those focussing on institution building. This tension was manifest from the very origins of Christianity and continued throughout Christian history over the millennia. The meaning of the term Eκκλησiα/ecclesia in both the Old and New Testament refers to different situations, which cannot always be… Expand
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