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Eschatology and Individual Responsibility in Old English Literature

Toso, Fotini (2017) Eschatology and Individual Responsibility in Old English Literature. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

This thesis is a study of the eschatological issues that were of fundamental concern to Anglo-Saxon writers. Exploring these issues enabled the writers to not only understand eschatological ideas but also to conceptualise the responsibility of and emphasise the need for every individual to prepare actively for Judgement Day.

Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Philosophy)
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Eschatology, Old English literature, Sin, Penance, Free will, Psychomachia, Ælfric, Wulfstan, Homilies, Old English poetry, Judgement Day
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 03 May 2018 04:40
Last Modified: 03 May 2018 04:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3084

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