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A political history of early Christianity / Allen Brent.

By: Brent, Allen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : T & T Clark, 2009Description: xviii, 326 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780567031747 (hbk.); 0567031748 (hbk.); 0567031756 (pbk.); 9780567031754 (pbk.).Subject(s): Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 | Religion and politics -- History -- To 1500 | Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D | Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-68 A.D
Contents:
Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1. The Jesus of History and His Movement, and the Politics of His Day -- 2. The First Confrontation with Paganism Under Nero and the Markan Community -- 3. The Political Theology of the Augustan Revolution : Cosmic Reconstruction -- 4. John the Seer's Apocalyptic Response : An Attack on Augustan Cosmic Reconstruction -- 5. Early Christian Cosmic Reordering : St Luke, Clement and Ignatius -- 6. The Apologists and the Politics of the Trinity : Logos and Cosmology -- 7. Cyprian Against Decius : Opposing Eschatologies and the Creation of a State Within the State -- 8. Constantine, the Divine Order of the Christian Empire and its European Legacy -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-299) and index.

Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1. The Jesus of History and His Movement, and the Politics of His Day -- 2. The First Confrontation with Paganism Under Nero and the Markan Community -- 3. The Political Theology of the Augustan Revolution : Cosmic Reconstruction -- 4. John the Seer's Apocalyptic Response : An Attack on Augustan Cosmic Reconstruction -- 5. Early Christian Cosmic Reordering : St Luke, Clement and Ignatius -- 6. The Apologists and the Politics of the Trinity : Logos and Cosmology -- 7. Cyprian Against Decius : Opposing Eschatologies and the Creation of a State Within the State -- 8. Constantine, the Divine Order of the Christian Empire and its European Legacy -- Bibliography -- Index.

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A political history of early Christianity / by Brent, Allen. ©2009

T & T Clark, (London :) xviii, 326 p. ; 24 cm.

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