Greetings in the Lord : early Christians and the Oxyrhynchus papyri

by AnneMarie Luijendijk

Paperback, 2008

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Available

Publication

Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard Univ. Press, 2008

Description

"Investigates private letters and official documents found at the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus pertaining to Christians in the pre-Constantinian era, taking the reader to the marketplace, church, and court room. Analyzes scribal habits, discovers the city's first known bishop and examines his work, and finds evidence of Christian resistance during times of persecution"--Provided by publisher.

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3077
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