Late Ancient Christianity (Google eBook)
The particular excitement of this volume lies in its focus on the everyday realities of Christians' lives in the era of Christian ascendancy and Roman decline. Popular fiction, childrearing and toys, rituals of inclusion, the beginning of veneration of saints and shunning of heretics, the ascetic impulse, food practices—all these and more lend color and texture to the story of a "people's" Christianity in this formative stage.
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Review: Ancient Christianity: A People's History Of Christianity, Vol. 2User Review - Dan Brunner - Goodreads
While there are important overall themes to be considered re: social history, the text itself gets bogged down in academic details too esoteric for the average seminarian. I found some useful lecture material and the Introduction is worth reading, but it is hard to recommend the whole collection. Read full review