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Published: 30 January 2014

316 Pages | 1 black and white illustration


ISBN: 9780199656035

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Being Christian in Late Antiquity

A Festschrift for Gillian Clark

Edited by Carol Harrison, Caroline Humfress, and Isabella Sandwell

  • Honours one of the world's leading scholars of Late Antique Society and ancient religiosity.
  • First volume to tackle the multi-dimensional experience of what it was to be Christian in Late Antiquity, from multi-authored perspectives.
  • Focuses on both the literary construction of early Christianities and the lived experiences of concrete individuals and Christian communities.
  • Analyses and problematizes the particularities of actually living a Christian life in Late Antiquity.
  • Offers an integrated perspective on religious identity, that does not essentialize religious experience.