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Christian Origins (#01 in A People's History Of Christianity Series)

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Dealing with a time when "Christians" were moving towards separation from the movement's Jewish origins, this inaugural volume of A People's History of Christianity tells "the people's story" by gathering together evidence from the New Testament texts, archaeology, and other...


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Dealing with a time when "Christians" were moving towards separation from the movement's Jewish origins, this inaugural volume of A People's History of Christianity tells "the people's story" by gathering together evidence from the New Testament texts, archaeology, and other contemporary sources. Of particular interest to the distinguished group of scholar-contributors are the often overlooked aspects of the earliest "Christian" consciousness: How, for example, did they manage to negotiate allegiances to two social groups? How did they deal with crucial issues of wealth and poverty? What about the participation of slaves and women in these communities? How did living in the shadow of the Roman Empire color their religious experience and economic values?
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 306684
  • Product Code 9780800697198
  • ISBN 0800697197
  • EAN 9780800697198
  • Pages 318
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Mar 2010
  • Sales Rank 62095
  • Dimensions 233 x 177 x 23mm
  • Weight 0.663kg

Richard A Horsley

Richard A. Horsley, is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and the Study of Religion at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is author of numerous books, including The Message and the Kingdom: How Jesus and Paul Ignited a Revolution and Transformed the Ancient World; Jesus and the Spiral of Violence; Jesus and the Empire; Galilee: History, Politics, People; Archaeology, History; Wisdom and Spiritual Transcendence at Corinth and 1 Corinthians (Abingdon New Testament Commentary).
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