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The Oxford handbook of early Christian studies

Author: Susan Ashbrook Harvey; David G Hunter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to the academic study of early Christianity (c. 100-600 AD) and examines the vast geographical area impacted by the early church, in Western and Eastern late antiquity. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Aufsatzsammlung
Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ashbrook Harvey; David G Hunter
ISBN: 9780199271566 0199271569 9780199596522 0199596522
OCLC Number: 182738683
Notes: Series statement from book jacket.
Description: xxvii, 1020 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Prolegomena. From patristics to early Christian studies / Elizabeth A. Clark --
Literature, patristics, early Christian writing / Mark Vessey --
Which early Christianity? / Karen L. King --
Evidence : material and textual. Material evidence (1) : archaeology / Mark Humphries --
Material evidence (2) : visual culture / Robin M. Jensen --
Epigraphy / William Tabbernee --
Paleography and codicology / Ralph W. Mathisen --
Identities. Jews and Christians / Andrew S. Jacobs --
Pagans and Christians / Michele R. Salzman --
'Gnosticism' / Antti Marjanen --
Manichaeism / Samuel N.C. Lieu --
Arius and Arians / J. Rebecca Lyman --
Pelagius and Pelagians / Mathijs Lamberigts --
Regions --
The West (1) : Italy, Gaul, and Spain / Mark Humphries --
The West (2) : North Africa / Éric Rebillard --
The East (1) : Greece and Asia Minor / Raymond Van Dam --
The East (2) : Egypt and Palestine / David Brakke --
The East (3) : Syria and Mesopotamia / Lucas Van Rompay --
Structures and authorities. Clergy and laity / Karen Jo Torjesen --
The biblical canon / Michael W. Holmes --
Creeds, councils, and canons / Everett Ferguson --
Church and empire / Harold A. Drake --
Women and gender / Ross Shepard Kraemer --
Monasticism / J. William Harmless --
Expressions of Christian culture. Early Christian apocryphal literature / Stephen J. Shoemaker --
Apologetics / Mark Edwards --
Homiletics / Wendy Mayer --
Early Christian historians and historiography / William Adler --
Martyr passions and hagiography / Susan Ashbrook Harvey --
Poetry and hymnography (1) : Christian Latin poetry / Michael J. Roberts --
Poetry and hymnography (2) : the Greek world / John A. McGuckin --
Poetry and hymnography (3) : Syriac / Sebastian P. Brock --
Christian philosophy / Hubertus R. Drobner --
Ritual, piety, and practice. Christian initiation / Maxwell E. Johnson --
Eucharistic liturgy / Daniel Sheerin --
Prayer / Columba Stewart --
Asceticism / Rebecca Krawiec --
Penance / Allan D. Fitzgerald --
Martyrdom and the cult of the saints / Richard M. Price --
Pilgrimage / Georgia Frank --
Theological themes. Interpretation of Scripture / Frances M. Young --
Doctrine of God / Lewis Ayres, Andrew Radde-Gallwitz --
Christ and christologies / Brian E. Daley --
Doctrine of creation / Paul M. Blowers --
Early Christian ethics / Francine Cardman --
Instrumenta studiorum : tools of the trade / Joseph F. Kelly, Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Early Christian studies
Handbook of early Christian studies
Responsibility: edited by Susan Ashbrook Harvey and David G. Hunter.
Local System Bib Number:
547342

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