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Published: 01 April 2019

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190459161

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Moment of Reckoning

Imagined Death and Its Consequences in Late Ancient Christianity

Ellen Muehlberger

  • Provides an untold history of how Christians in late antiquity thought of death
  • Offers readers a detailed account of changes in Christian thought and practice between the fourth century and the seventh, a key moment in the development of Christianity as an imperial religion
  • Authoritative history of the late ancient Christian concept of death