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Retrieving history : memory and identity formation in the Early Church

Author: Stefana Dan Laing; Daniel H Williams; Baker Publishing Group.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic a division of Baker Publishing Group, © 2017.
Series: Evangelical Ressourcement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ways early Christians related and transmitted their history--apologetics, martyrdom accounts, sacred biography, and the genre of church history proper--helping readers understand how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefana Dan Laing; Daniel H Williams; Baker Publishing Group.
ISBN: 9780801096433 080109643X
OCLC Number: 1084571752
Description: XXIV, 216 stron : ilustracje ; 23 cm.
Contents: ContentsMapTime Line1. Invitation to the Past2. Ancient Historical Writing and the Rise of Historical Literary Forms3. History as Apologetic: Harnessing a Usable Past4. Martyrology: Remembering the Martyrs' Noble Example5. Hagiography: Martyrdom as Discipleship in Early Christian Biographies6. Ecclesiastical History: The Story of the Church7. Conclusions and TrajectoriesIndex
Series Title: Evangelical Ressourcement.
Responsibility: Stefana Dan Laing.

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