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Author Green, Bernard, 1953-

Title Christianity in ancient Rome : the first three centuries / Bernard Green

Publ Info London ; New York : T & T Clark, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BR165 .G74 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 258 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.239-250) and index
Contents Origins. The Jews of Rome ; The genesis of Christianity in Rome ; The Letter to the Romans ; Peter and Paul in Rome ; The Persecution of 64 and its aftermath ; The parting of the ways -- Community. Marcion ; Valentinus ; Justin Martyr ; Leadership ; Worship ; Varieties of monotheism ; A mixed church -- Persecution. Why were the Christians persecuted? ; When were the Christians persecuted? ; The crisis of the third century ; The Edict of Decius and its aftermath ; Schism and reconciliation ; The unity of the church ; The persecution of Valerian ; Armistice -- Catacombs. Roman graves ; The origin of catacombs ; A diadem of many gems ; The origins of Christian art ; Christian voices -- Constantine. Diocletian and the great persecution ; Maxentius in Rome ; Constantine and the end of the tetrarchy ; Constantine and the Christians ; Constantine and the city of Rome ; Constantinople
LC subject Christianity -- Rome
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D
Link Online version: Green, Bernard, 1953- Christianity in ancient Rome. London ; New York : T & T Clark, c2010 (OCoLC)742325654
ISBN 9780567032492 (hbk.)
0567032493 (hbk.)
9780567032508 (pbk.)
0567032507 (pbk.)