Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 July 2015

688 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198724148

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Roman Faith and Christian Faith

Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Teresa Morgan

  • An interdisciplinary study locating Christian faith fully in its Greek, Roman, and Jewish contexts
  • Multi-thematic - Connects the study of 'faith' with Christian ethics, ecclesiology, Christology, and eschatology
  • A comprehensive study of the understanding and social operation of Greek and Roman pistis/fides, and of the origins and development of early Christian faith.
  • Provides a clear layout, helping readers to understand Graeco-Roman, Jewish, and Christian pistis/fides in themselves and relate them to each other
  • Accessible - Key terms are transliterated and all passages of Greek and Latin are translated