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Christianity and Roman society

This work explores current debates on early Christianity in Roman society. It adopts an interdisciplinary and thematic approach to examine topics such as paganism, martyrdom and the church. It offers the student unfamiliar with the Christian tradition a comprehensive introduction to its role in the Roman world.
Print Book, English, 2004
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2004
XII, 137 p. ; 23 cm.
9780521633109, 9780521633864, 0521633109, 0521633869
1. Introduction; 2. Christians and others; 3. The blood of martyrs; 4. Body and soul; 5. People of the Book; 6. Triumph, disaster or adaptation?