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The Suffering Self: Pain and Narrative Representation in the Early Christian Era

Judith Perkins - History - 2002 - 264 pages
Explores how Christian narrative representation in the early Empire worked to create a new kind of human self-understanding - the self as sufferer - and why forms of suffering ...
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Roman Literature, Gender and Reception: Domina Illustris

Donald Lateiner, Barbara K. Gold, Judith Perkins - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 348 pages
This cutting-edge collection of essays offers provocative studies of ancient history, literature, gender identifications and roles, and subsequent interpretations of the ...
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Early Christian Literature: Christ and Culture in the Second and Third Centuries

Helen Rhee - History - 2005 - 240 pages
The first work to bring together the Apologists, Apocryphal Acts and Martyr Acts in a single study, this book uses an interdisciplinary approach to look at the self definitions ...
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The Formation of the Early Church

Jostein Ådna - Religion - 2005 - 451 pages
Essays presented are adapted papers read at the 7th Nordic New Testament Conference in Stavanger, Norway, June 14-18, 2003.
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Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity

Benjamin H. Dunning - Religion - 2009 - 186 pages
Why did early Christians claim their "otherness" as resident aliens, strangers, and sojourners so vocally? Aliens and Sojourners explores the markedly different ways that ...
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The Fate of the Dead in Early Third Century North African Christianity: The ...

Eliezer Gonzalez - Religion - 2014 - 265 pages
The ideology and imagery in the Passion of Perpetua are mediated heavily by traditional Graeco-Roman culture; in particular, by traditional notions of the afterlife and of the ...
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Identity Formation in the New Testament

Bengt Holmberg, Mikael Winninge - Religion - 2008 - 341 pages
This conference volume focuses on showing that investigating various aspects of the Christian movement's identity helps us to understand its historical reality. Whatever is ...
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Greek Identity and the Athenian Past in Chariton: The Romance of Empire

Steven D. Smith - History - 2007 - 282 pages
I, Chariton of Aphrodisias, secretary of the rhetor Athenagorus, shall relate a love story that took place in Syracuse. Thus begins the earliest of the canonical Greek romances ...
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