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Title The Oxford handbook of early Christian studies / edited by Susan Ashbrook Harvey and David G. Hunter
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 1020 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford handbooks
Oxford handbooks.
Contents Introduction / Susan Ashbrook Harvey, David G. Hunter -- 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 / √Čric 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
Summary A wide-ranging collection of authoritative accounts covering all major areas of research in early Christian studies by a distinguished team of international authors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Christianity.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Form Electronic book
Author Harvey, Susan Ashbrook.
Hunter, David G.
ISBN 9780191577192 (ebook)
(paperback)
(paperback)
Other Titles Early Christian studies
Handbook of early Christian studies