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Ancient Christian Martyrdom: Diverse Practices, Theologies, and Traditions

Candida R. Moss - Religion - 2012 - 256 pages
The importance of martyrdom for the spread of Christianity in the first centuries of the Common Era is a question of enduring interest. In this innovative new study, Candida ...
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The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom

Candida Moss - Religion - 2013 - 320 pages
In The Myth of Persecution, Candida Moss, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs ...
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Prophecy in Carthage: Perpetua, Tertullian, and Cyprian

Cecil M. Robeck - History - 1992 - 329 pages
"Prophecy" is never easily defined. It has meant different things to different people of the church at different times. For some, it is an ancient and finished event from which ...
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Caesar and the Lamb: Early Christian Attitudes on War and Military Service

George Kalantzis - 2012 - 246 pages
Through the available patristic writings Caesar and the Lamb focuses on the attitudes of the earliest Christians on war and military service. Kalantzis not only provides the ...
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The Apostolic Fathers and the New Testament

Clayton N. Jefford - Religion - 2006 - 288 pages
The apostolic fathers were authors of nonbiblical church writings of the first and early second centuries. These works are important because their authors, Clement I, Hermas ...
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"My Share of God's Reward": Exploring the Roles and Formulations of the ...

L. Arik Greenberg - Religion - 2009 - 236 pages
ĞMy Share of God's Reward refers to a quote from Ignatius of Antioch, speaking of the desired compensation for his impending martyrdom. The author investigates the roles and ...
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Ancient Christian Worship: Early Church Practices in Social, Historical, and ...

Andrew B. McGowan - Religion - 2014 - 320 pages
This introduction to the origins of Christian worship illuminates the importance of ancient Christian worship practices for contemporary Christianity. Andrew McGowan, a leading ...
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The Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought

D. Jeffrey Bingham - Religion - 2009 - 360 pages
First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Jesus Tried and True: Why the Four Canonical Gospels Provide the Best ...

H. H. Drake Williams - RELIGION - 2013 - 190 pages
Are the gospels found within the New Testament superior to others? Has the church unfairly chosen Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John while leaving out many others? Are there truly ...
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The Changing Face of the Priesthood: A Reflection on the Priest's Crisis of Soul

Donald B. Cozzens - Religion - 2000 - 148 pages
Few today would contest that the priesthood is in a state of crisis. The nature and implications of that crisis, however, remain the subject of considerable discussion and ...
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