By Helen Rhee
Helen Rhee’s extraordinary paintings is the 1st e-book to collect The Apologies and the semi-fictional Apocryphal Acts and Martyr Acts in one research. Filling an important hole within the scholarship, she appears at Christian self definition and self illustration within the context of pagan-Christian conflict.
Using an interdisciplinary method; old, literary, theological, sociological, and anthropological, Rhee experiences the Christians within the formative interval in their faith; from mid first to early 3rd centuries. She examines how the varieties of Greco-Roman society were tailored by means of the Christians to provide the prevalence of Christian monotheism, Christian sexual morality, and Christian (dis)loyalty to the Empire.
Tackling large subject matters, together with theology, asceticism, sexuality and patriotism, this publication explores problems with cultural identification and examines how those propagandist writings formed the theological, ethical and political trajectories of Christian religion and contributed mostly to the definition of orthodoxy.
This thorough examine will profit all scholars of early Christianity and Greco-Roman literary tradition and civilization.
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Early Christian Literature: Christ and Culture in the Second and Third Centuries (Routledge Early Church Monographs) by Helen Rhee