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Who were the first christians ? : dismantling the urban thesis

Author: Thomas Arthur Robinson
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Thomas Robinson argues that popular views of early Christian growth-one concentrated in urban environments-would nearly saturate every urban area of the entire Roman Empire with Christians, leaving  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Arthur Robinson
ISBN: 9780190620547 0190620544
OCLC Number: 987912655
Description: 1 vol. (X-297 p.) : jaquette ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: must historians count? ; The "urban" thesis ; Counting Romans and Christians ; Counting the Jewish population ; Urban and rural relationships ; Supposed barriers to Christian success in the countryside ; The pre-Constantinian evidence ; Dismissing the evidence of Christianity in the countryside ; The country bishop.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Robinson.
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This is a compelling study that reminds us of the significant shortcomings in our grand portraits of Christian origins...Robinson...revives an important conversation about the sociological character Read more...

 
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