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Prejudice and Christian Beginnings: Investigating Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Early Christian Studies

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Overview

This interdisciplinary volume addresses this lack by drawing together new essays by prominent scholars in the fields of New Testament, classics, and Jewish studies. These essays examine the intersection of three worlds: First, the construction of gender and race under the Roman Empire; Second, the crucible of nineteenth-century thinking about race and empire in which New Testament and classical studies were given definitive form; And third, the contemporary theoretical frameworks and methods that hold greatest promise for a renewed understanding of the New Testament and early Christian history.

Details

  • SKU: 9780800663407
  • SKU10: 0800663403
  • Title: Prejudice and Christian Beginnings: Investigating Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in Early Christian Studies
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Pages: 319
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 1.50
  • Dimensions: 9.10" L x 5.90" W x 0.90" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Illustrated, Dust Cover
  • Themes: Theometrics | Mainline;
  • Category: CHURCH HISTORY
  • Subject: Christianity - History - General

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