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The early Church : history and memory / Josef Lössl.

By: Lössl, Josef.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2010Description: viii, 247 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780567165619 (pbk.); 0567165612 (pbk.); 9780567464644 (hbk.); 0567464644 (hbk.).Subject(s): Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Contents:
What is the early church and why would we want to study it? -- A brief history of the study of the early church -- How and when did the early church originate?: some historical background -- Jewish and Gentile identities in the early church (c. AD 100-300) -- A brief survey of earliest Christian literature -- Living the early church: early Christian religious practices -- Teaching the early church: origins and developments of early Christian doctrine -- Leading the early church: bishops, emperors and councils.
Summary: This study of the early church is written from a new religious and theological studies perspective. It builds on recent research in ancient history, archaeology, classical and oriental and cognate studies and also takes account of recent developments in reception studies, in particular in the area of popular literature, fiction, film, art and new religions. --from publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-242) and index.

What is the early church and why would we want to study it? -- A brief history of the study of the early church -- How and when did the early church originate?: some historical background -- Jewish and Gentile identities in the early church (c. AD 100-300) -- A brief survey of earliest Christian literature -- Living the early church: early Christian religious practices -- Teaching the early church: origins and developments of early Christian doctrine -- Leading the early church: bishops, emperors and councils.

This study of the early church is written from a new religious and theological studies perspective. It builds on recent research in ancient history, archaeology, classical and oriental and cognate studies and also takes account of recent developments in reception studies, in particular in the area of popular literature, fiction, film, art and new religions. --from publisher description

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The early Church : by Lössl, Josef. ©2010

T & T Clark, (London ; | New York :) viii, 247 p. ; 24 cm.

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