Building God's House in the Roman World: Architectural Adaptation Among Pagans, Jews, and Christians
"[White's] judicious blend of archaeological remains, textual evidence, religious philosophies, and Roman social history... An enthusiastic, well-written presentation measured with erudition and sound research."-- Classical World.
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A. T. Kraabel Acts Adolf Harnack archaeological evidence architectural adaptation atrium aula ecclesiae basilica basilical benefaction bishop CDEE century C.E. Christian building church building CIMRM collegial Constantine construction Corinth cult cultic decoration dekany Delos Diaspora dining domestic domus ecclesiae donations donors Dura Dura-Europos earlier earliest Early Christian ECBA edifice eucharist Eusebius formal fourth century gogue Greek groups hall of assembly Harnack Hellenistic honors house church household Ibid inscriptions insula Jewish Jewish community Jews Judaism Kraeling Krautheimer L. M. White later liturgy MacMullen meal ment mithraea mithraeum Mithraic Mithraism Mithras Ostia pagan passim patron patronage Paul Pauline Plan restoration Polycharmos Ramsay MacMullen religious renovation Roman world Rome San Crisogono sanctuary Sarapeion Sarapis Sardis synagogue second century social stages suggests syna synagogue architecture synagogue community temple text at CDEE third century tion Torah urban Vermaseren villa vols wall worship