Presentation at the 6th International Hagiotheca Conference, Rome, 4-6 October 2017, Accademia d’Ungheria in Roma, Palazzo Falconieri, Via Giulia 1

Bishop Calixtus I. of Rome (217?-222?) and his reception in the Refutatio omnium haeresium, an anonymous heresiography from the 3rd century, was the subject of my doctoral thesis. For this presentation at the 6th Hagiotheca conference, I shifted the focus from the actual life of Calixtus to his “afterlife”, memory and the development of his […]

New publication: Tertullian on the Pericope Adulterae (John 7,53-8,11)

Just has been published: András Handl: Tertullian on the Pericope Adulterae (John 7,53-8,11). In: Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique 112 (2017), 5-34. Abstract: Although Tertullianus is deeply engaged in discussions on Christian marriage, adultery, and on the remission of (grave) sins, he never addressed the story of the woman caught in adultery known today from the Gospel […]