[PDF / Epub] ☀ New Testament Christianity in the Roman World ✍ Harry O Maier – Bluevapours.co.uk What did it mean to be a Christian in the Roman Empire In one of the inaugural titles of Oxford's new Essentials in Biblical Studies series Harry O Maier considers the multilayered social contexts tha What did it mean to Christianity in ePUB ☆ be a Christian in the Roman Empire In one of the inaugural titles of Oxford's new Essentials in Biblical Studies series Harry O Maier considers the multilayered social contexts that shaped the authors and audiences of the New Testament Beginning with the cosmos and the gods Maier presents concentric realms of influence on the new religious movement of Christ followers The next is that of the New Testament PDF \ empire itself and the sway the cult of the emperor held over believers of a single deity Within the empire early Christianity developed mostly in cities the shape of which often influenced the form of belief The family stood as the social unit in which daily expression of belief was most clearly on view and finally Maier examines the role of personal and individual adherence to the religion in the shaping of Testament Christianity in Epub µ the Christian experience in the Roman worldIn all of these various realms concepts of sacrifice belief patronage poverty Jewishness integration into city life and the social constitution of identity are explored as important facets of early Christianity as a Testament Christianity in the Roman ePUB ✓ lived religion Maier encourages readers to think of early Christianity not simply as an abstract and disconnected set of beliefs and practices but as made up of a host of social interactions and Testament Christianity in the Roman ePUB ✓ pluralisms Religion thus ceases to exist as a single identity and acts instead as a sphere in which myriad identities co exist.
- 264 pages
- New Testament Christianity in the Roman World
- Harry O Maier
- 20 December 2015 Harry O Maier