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Published: 08 January 2019

752 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198747871

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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual

Edited by Risto Uro, Juliette J. Day, Richard E. DeMaris, and Rikard Roitto

Oxford Handbooks

  • Provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date account of the ritual world of early Christianity
  • Introduces fundamental themes and perspectives in recent theoretical work in the field of ritual studies
  • Contributors consider 'mid-level theoretical themes' and 'ritual frames' in the socio-cultural world of early Christianity
  • Discusses Christian ritual practices from the beginning of the movement up to the fifth century
  • Offers an indispensable reference by surveying the developments in the field