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Published: 10 June 2010

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199739875

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The Other Christs

Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom

Candida Moss

  • This book uses the martyr's imitation of Jesus in the acts of the martyrs as a window into the history of ideas.
  • Argues that the assimilation of the martyr to Christ goes further than the narrative contours and stylistic features of their deaths.