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Apologetics in the Roman Empire : pagans, Jews, and Christians

Author: M J Edwards; Martin Goodman; S R F Price; Christopher Rowland
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2002, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is a survey of the dialogue between pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Roman empire up to the time when Constantine declared himself a Christian. Each chapter is devoted to a single text  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Edwards; Martin Goodman; S R F Price; Christopher Rowland
ISBN: 0198269862 9780198269861
OCLC Number: 230762615
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: x, 315 pages 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: apologetics in the Roman world / Mark Edwards ... [et al.] --
The acts of the apostles as an apologetic text / Loveday Alexander --
Josephus' treatise Against Apion / Martin Goodman --
Talking at Trypho: Christian apologetic as anti-Judaism in Justin's Dialogue with Trypho the Jew / Tessa Rajak --
Greek apologists of the second century / Frances Young --
Latin Christian apologetics: Minucius Felix, Tertullian, and Cyprian / Simon Price --
Origen's treatise Against Celsus / Michael Frede --
Defending Hellenism: Philostratus, In honour of Apollonius / Simon Swain --
The flowering of Latin apologetic: Lactantius and Arnobius / Mark Edwards --
Eusebius' apologetic writings / Michael Frede --
The Constantinian circle and the Oration to the Saints / Mark Edwards.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Edwards, Martin Goodman and Simon Price ; in association with Christopher Rowland.

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these essays, written by notable specialists ... range from interesting to provocative. * Jason P. Davis, BMCR, 07.07. * the standard of these essays is high. * Jason P. Davis, BMCR, 07.07. * Michael Read more...

 
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