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Ancient Christian martyrdom : diverse practices, theologies, and traditions

Author: Candida R Moss
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a radically new history of martyrdom in the first and second centuries that challenges traditional understandings of the spread of Christianity and rethinks the nature of Christian martyrdom  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candida R Moss
ISBN: 9780300154658 0300154658
OCLC Number: 892196355
Description: xiv, 256 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Contingut: Cultural contexts: the good death and the self-conscious sufferer --
Asia Minor: imitating Christ --
Rome: contesting philosophy --
Gaul: the victors of Vienne and Lyons --
Roman North Africa: apocalyptic ascent --
Alexandria: Clement and the true martyr.
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Responsibility: Candida R. Moss.

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