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Thomas C. Oden

Libyan Lecture Series I

A Libyan History Awaiting Discovery

W. H. Griffith Thomas Memorial Lectureship at the Dallas Theological Seminary in Spring 2009

Thomas Oden explores historical Christianity by means of understanding the ancient culture and historical underpinnings of the people of Libya.

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A Libyan History Awaiting Discovery

The ancient culture and historical underpinnings of the people of Libya.

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Christian Beginnings in Cyrene 

The movement of intellectual history from south to north.

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From Marmarica to Tripolitania

The Christian presence in Cyrene and interactions between North Africa and Asia Minor.

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Why Are We Talking About Lybia?

Final remarks and thoughts about the impacts of Libyan and African Christianity.

Other works from Oden

The African Memory of Mark
The African Memory of Mark

A reassessment of the early church tradition that connects New Testament evidence with African sources, resulting in a fresh perspective on the Gospel of Mark and its African memory.

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How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind
How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind

An essential work for anyone interested in the historical and theological foundations of Christianity that details Africa's decisive influence on Christian culture from its humble beginnings. An important recovery of Christianity's history as a world religion and not just a western phenomenon.

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In Search of Solitude
In Search of Solitude

A collection of Christian meditations designed to bring the reader out of the framework of measured time and closer to the eternal quality of the divine. A spiritual pilgrimage into a life of meditative prayer.

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The African Memory of Mark
The African Memory of Mark

A reassessment of the early church tradition that connects New Testament evidence with African sources, resulting in a fresh perspective on the Gospel of Mark and its African memory.

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Thomas C. Oden

b. 1931 – d. 2016

Thomas C. Oden was the Founding Director of CEAC and the  General Editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture series. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and is regarded as the founder of the paleo-orthodox movement.