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Author Shaw, Brent D., author

Title Sacred violence : African Christians and sectarian hatred in the age of Augustine / Brent D. Shaw
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 910 pages) : maps
Series Cambridge books online
Contents This terrible custom -- Church of the traitors -- A poisonous brood of vipers -- Archives of memory -- The city of denial -- Ravens feeding on death -- Little foxes, evil women -- Guardians of the people -- In the house of discipline -- Sing a new song -- Kings of this world -- We choose to stand -- Athletes of death -- Bad boys -- Men of blood -- Divine winds -- So what? -- Appendix A : Bishops and bishoprics in Africa : the numbers -- Appendix B : Origins onf the division : chronology -- Appendix C : The Catholic conference of 348 -- Appendix D : The edict of unity and the persecution of 347 -- Appendix E : The mission of Paul and Macarius -- Appendix F : Historical fictions : interpreting the circumcellions -- Appendix G : The archaeology of suicide -- Appendix H : African sermons
Summary Employs the sectarian battles which divided African Christians in late antiquity to explore the nature of violence in religious conflicts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430
SUBJECT Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430 fast
Augustinus, Aurelius Heiliger 354-430 gnd
Augustinus, Aurelius. idszbz
Augustinus, Aurelius, helgon, 354-430. sao
Katholische Kirche gnd
Subject Church history.
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Donatists.
church history.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
RELIGION -- History.
Church history
Church history -- Primitive and early church
Donatists
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Donatismus
Religiöser Konflikt
Frühchristentum.
Hass.
Gewalt.
Sekte.
Religiöser Konflikt.
Kyrkohistoria -- Nordafrika.
Våld -- religiösa aspekter -- Nordafrika.
Kristna -- historia -- Nordafrika.
Diskriminering -- religiösa aspekter -- Nordafrika.
SUBJECT Africa, North -- Church history
Subject North Africa
Africa
Römisches Reich
Nordafrika.
Genre/Form dissertations.
Academic theses
Church history
Academic theses.
Thèses et écrits académiques.
Form Electronic book
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