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Dynamics of identity in the world of the early Christians : associations, Judeans, and cultural minorities / Philip A. Harland.

Author/Creator:
Harland, Philip A.
Publication:
New York : T & T Clark, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 239 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Identification (Religion).
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Christianity and other religions.
Religions -- Relations.
Contents:
Introduction
pt. 1: Judean and Christian identities in the context of associations
Associations and group identity among Judeans and Christians
Local cultural life and Christian identity : "Christ-bearers" and "fellow-initiates"
pt. 2: Familial dimensions of group identity
"Brothers" in associations and congregations
"Mothers" and "fathers" in associations and synagogues
pt. 3: Identity and acculturation among Judeans and other ethnic associations
Other diasporas : immigrants, ethnic identities, and acculturation
Interaction and integration : Judean families and guilds at Hierapolis
pt. 4: Group interactions and rivalries
Group rivalries and multiple identities : associations at Sardis and Smyrna
Perceptions of cultural minorities : anti-associations and their banquets.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780567613288 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0567613283 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780567111463 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0567111466 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317067940