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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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Reconceiving Infertility: Biblical Perspectives on Procreation and Childlessness

Candida R. Moss, Joel S. Baden - Religion - 2015 - 328 pages
In the Book of Genesis, the first words God speaks to humanity are "Be fruitful and multiply." From ancient times to today, these words have been understood as a divine command ...
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Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb - Religion - 2016 - 264 pages
Does martyrdom hurt? The obvious answer to this question is “yes.” L. Stephanie Cobb, asserts, however, that early Christian martyr texts respond to this question with an ...
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Reading the Apostolic Fathers: A Student's Introduction

Clayton N. Jefford - Religion - 2012 - 224 pages
The Apostolic Fathers is a critically important collections of texts for studying the first century of Christian history. Here a leading expert on the Apostolic Fathers offers ...
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Jesus as Teacher

Pheme Perkins - Religion - 1990 - 117 pages
This depiction of Jesus as a charismatic teacher and prophet compares him with other philosophers and visionaries of his time and analyzes his usage of parables and proverbs.
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Hail Mary?: The Struggle for Ultimate Womanhood in Catholicism

Maurice Hamington - Religion - 1995 - 216 pages
Hail Mary? examines the sexist and misogynist themes that underlie the socially constructed religious imagery of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Maurice Hamington explores the ...
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The First Christian: Universal Truth in the Teachings of Jesus

Paul F. M. Zahl - Religion - 2003 - 138 pages
In this book Paul Zahl seeks a broader understanding of the life and teachings of Jesus. What was it within his message that burst his first-century Jewish context? What was ...
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Jesus Outside the New Testament: An Introduction to the Ancient Evidence

Robert Van Voorst - Religion - 2000 - 248 pages
Presents evidence and information, aside from the Christian scriptures, on the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. Features excerpts in Roman correspondence and the early ...
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The Cross in Christian Tradition: From Paul to Bonaventure

Elizabeth Dreyer - Religion - 2000 - 262 pages
For the past two thousand years, the cross has been a powerful symbol of the Christian faith and an anchor of its symbol system. In this volume, a group of distinguished ...
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Mary: Glimpses of the Mother of Jesus

Beverly Roberts Gaventa - Religion - 1995 - 164 pages
"One of the few Protestant women to write about the mother of Jesus, Beverly Roberts Gaventa takes a fresh approach to the figure who has fascinated Christians for twenty ...
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