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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies
Language: en
Pages: 1020
Authors: Susan Ashbrook Harvey, David G. Hunter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies responds to and celebrates the explosion of research in this inter-disciplinary field over recent decades. It is thematically arranged to encompass history, literature, thought, practices, and material culture. Whilst the burgeoning of scholarly work has made it impossible for any one scholar to
The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual
Language: en
Pages: 713
Authors: Risto Uro, Juliette Day, Rikard Roitto, Richard E. DeMaris
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

Scholars of religion have long assumed that ritual and belief constitute the fundamental building blocks of religious traditions and that these two components of religion are interrelated and interdependent in significant ways. Generations of New Testament and Early Christian scholars have produced detailed analyses of the belief systems of nascent
The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-20 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb paintings,
The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 816
Authors: David K. Pettegrew, William R. Caraher, Thomas W. Davis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology brings together expert work by leading scholars of the archaeology of Early Christianity and the Roman world in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions. The thirty-four contributions to this volume survey Christian material culture and ground the history, culture, and society of the first
Handbook of Early Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Anthony J. Blasi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

A general orientation and background for people interested in the social-science study of early Christianity. The organizing themes are the history, theories, and methods of the field; perspectives of specific disciplines such as archaeology and history; social process in the sociocultural world in which Christianity emerged and within Christian groups