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Published: 29 November 2018

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190264406

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New Testament Christianity in the Roman World

Harry O. Maier

Essentials of Biblical Studies

  • Considers the Roman Empire's material role in the development of the New Testament and its audiences
  • Examines the lived experience of Early Christians through the Cosmic, Global, Local, Household, and Personal realms
  • Deconstructs religion as a single stable identify, considering the ways in which religion makes possible different and competing kinds of identity and meaning