Bezrogov Vitalii

Care of Oneself in "Adversus Nationes": Arnobius's Conversion into Christian Educator

Bezrogov Vitalii (2016) "Care of Oneself in "Adversus Nationes": Arnobius's Conversion into Christian Educator ", Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia IV : Pedagogika. Psihologiia, 2016, vol. 42, pp. 51-60 (in Russian).

DOI of the paper: 10.15382/sturIV201642.51-60


The article deals with the ideas of the Christian apologist of the 3rd - 4th centuries on the issues of man’s self-regard, his anthropological status and possibilities of the personality as a self-transcending subject. It is shown how the dialogue of Christian and Greco-Roman concepts of education produced a particular pedagogical concept that helps to move from the latter to the former.


self-regard, self-transformation, Christian education.


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