Lettered Christians

Lettered Christians

Author: Lincoln H. Blumell

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004180987

Category: Religion

Page: 444

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This book offers a detailed survey of the surviving Christian letters from Oxyrhynchus, which up until this time have never been collectively examined, and shows how this unique body of evidence can be used to elucidate a number of issues relating not only to Christianity in the Oxyrhynchite but also larger Christianity in late antique Egypt.
Lettered Christians
Language: en
Pages: 444
Authors: Lincoln H. Blumell
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-02 - Publisher: BRILL

This book offers a detailed survey of the surviving Christian letters from Oxyrhynchus, which up until this time have never been collectively examined, and shows how this unique body of evidence can be used to elucidate a number of issues relating not only to Christianity in the Oxyrhynchite but also
Making Amulets Christian
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Theodore de Bruyn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts examines Greek amulets with Christian elements from late antique Egypt in order to discern the processes whereby a customary practice—the writing of incantations on amulets—changed in an increasingly Christian context. It considers how the formulation of incantations and amulets changed as the Christian
Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 17
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell, Wendy Porter
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-07 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Volume 17, 2020 This is the seventeenth volume of the hard-copy edition of a journal that has been published online (www.jgrchj.net) since 2000. As they appear, the hard-copy editions replace the online materials. The scope of JGRChJ is the texts, language and cultures of the Greco-Roman world of early Christianity
The Epistles for All Christians
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: David Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-25 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Epistles for All Christians David Smith argues, drawing from ancient media practices of publication and circulation and using social network theory, that epistolary literature offers analogous evidence of circulation to the wide circulation of the Gospels.
Jewish and Christian Communal Identities in the Roman World
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Yair Furstenberg
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-20 - Publisher: BRILL

The studies in this volume examine the unique communal patterns among Jews and Christians within Roman civic culture and their diverse responses to shared challenges under Imperial rule.