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Christians and their many identities in late antiquity

Author: Éric Rebillard
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"For too long, the study of religious life in Late Antiquity has relied on the premise that Jews, pagans, and Christians were largely discrete groups divided by clear markers of belief, ritual, and social practice. More recently, however, a growing body of scholarship is revealing the degree to which identities in the late Roman world were fluid, blurred by ethnic, social, and gender differences. Christianness, for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Éric Rebillard
ISBN: 9780801451423 0801451426
OCLC Number: 874447794
Description: pages cm
Contents: Setting the stage : Carthage at the end of the second century --
Persecution and the limits of religious allegiance --
Being Christian in the age of Augustine.
Responsibility: Éric Rebillard.


Rebillard explores how Christians in North Africa between the age of Tertullian and the age of Augustine were selective in identifying as Christian, giving salience to their religious identity only  Read more...


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"In Christians and their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, Eric Rebillard goes much further in problematizing group formation in late Roman Africa. [Rebillard] stridently critiques the widespread Read more...

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