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The social structure of the early Christian communities by Dimitris J. Kyrtatas

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Sociology, Biblical

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDimitris J. Kyrtatas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2545.S55 K97 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2386031M
ISBN 100860911632
LC Control Number87014993

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early Christian communities after the death of Jesus. 3 Outline the four major stages in the expansion of early Christianity. 4 Recall the names of three women prominent in the earliest church communities. 5 Outline the role of Christian women in the development of the early Christian Church. Review 1 Go to the web destinations for page 50 and. Douglas A. Hume offers a narrative ethical reading of the passages depicting the early Christian community in Acts ( and ). He begins with a methodological exploration of how contemporary scholars may examine the impact of biblical narratives upon reader's moral imaginations. Given the presence of friendship language in Acts, the work subsequently launches into an . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Social Structure of Early Christian Communities by G. E. M. De Ste. Croix and Dimitris Kyrtatas (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The Social Pattern of the Christian Groups in the First Century PREFACE THIS ESSAY OFFERS a new approach to a familiar topic. It is an attempt to clarify certain early Christian ideas about society by defining the par-ticular social institutions that are presupposed, and showing how the behaviour of the Christians was related to them.