Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2018

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198833222

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Ritual and Christian Beginnings

Risto Uro

  • Contains an overview of how early Christian ritual practices have been approached in previous scholarship.
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to the cognitive theories of ritual and their relevance for the study of ancient religions.
  • Offers case studies to show how ritual functioned as a catalyst of the early Christian movement and as a mechanism of transmission.