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Title Among the gentiles : Greco-Roman religion and Christianity / Luke Timothy Johnson.
Author Johnson, Luke Timothy.
Imprint New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Description 1 online resource (x, 461 pages).
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Call # eBOOK
Series The Anchor Yale Bible reference library
Anchor Yale Bible reference library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Presenting a fresh inquiry into early Christianity and Greco-Roman paganism, Luke Timothy Johnson begins with a broad definition of religion as a way of life organized around convictions and experiences concerning ultimate power.
Contents Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- 1. BEYOND ATTACK AND APOLOGY: A NEW LOOK AT AN OLD DEBATE -- 2. BEGINNING A NEW CONVERSATION -- 3. A PRELIMINARY PROFILE OF GRECO-ROMAN RELIGION -- 4. RELIGION AS PARTICIPATION IN DIVINE BENEFITS: AELIUS ARISTIDES -- 5. RELIGION AS MORAL TRANSFORMATION: EPICTETUS -- 6. RELIGION AS TRANSCENDING THE WORLD: POIMANDRES -- 7. RELIGION AS STABILIZING THE WORLD: PLUTARCH -- 8. WAYS OF BEING JEWISH IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD -- 9. THE APPEARANCE OF CHRISTIANITY IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD -- 10. NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIANITY AS PARTICIPATION IN DIVINE BENEFITS -- 11. NEW TESTAMENT CHRISTIANITY AS MORAL TRANSFORMATION -- 12. CHRISTIANITY IN THE SECOND AND THIRD CENTURIES: PARTICIPATION IN DIVINE BENEFITS -- 13. MORAL TRANSFORMATION IN SECOND- AND THIRD-CENTURY CHRISTIANITY -- 14. TRANSCENDING THE WORLD IN SECOND- AND THIRD-CENTURY CHRISTIANITY -- 15. STABILIZING THE WORLD IN SECOND- AND THIRD-CENTURY CHRISTIANITY -- 16. AFTER CONSTANTINE: CHRISTIANITY AS IMPERIAL RELIGION -- EPILOGUE -- NOTES -- SCRIPTURE INDEX -- INDEX OF ANCIENT AUTHORS -- INDEX OF MODERN AUTHORS -- SUBJECT INDEX
Note Print version record.
Subject Christianity and other religions -- Roman.
Christianity and other religions -- Greek.
Paganism -- History.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Rome -- Religion.
Greece -- Religion.
Christianity. (OCoLC)fst00859599
Church history -- Primitive and early church. (OCoLC)fst01710945
Greeks -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00947570
Interfaith relations. (OCoLC)fst01353343
Paganism. (OCoLC)fst01050321
Religion. (OCoLC)fst01093763
Romans -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst01100124
Greece. (OCoLC)fst01208380
Rome (Empire) (OCoLC)fst01204885
RELIGION / Christian Church / History.
RELIGION / Christianity / History.
30-600
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Johnson, Luke Timothy. Among the gentiles. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©2009 (DLC) 2009928180
ISBN 9780300156492 (electronic bk.)
0300156499 (electronic bk.)

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