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The Resource In stone and story : early Christianity in the Roman world, Bruce W. Longenecker

In stone and story : early Christianity in the Roman world, Bruce W. Longenecker

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In stone and story : early Christianity in the Roman world
Title
In stone and story
Title remainder
early Christianity in the Roman world
Statement of responsibility
Bruce W. Longenecker
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This beautifully designed, full-color textbook introduces the Roman background of the New Testament by immersing students in the life and culture of the thriving first-century towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which act as showpieces of the world into which the early Christian movement was spreading. Bruce Longenecker, a leading scholar of the ancient world of the New Testament, discusses first-century artifacts in relation to the life stories of people from the Roman world. The book includes discussion questions, maps, and 175 color photographs.
Summary
This full-color textbook introduces the Greco-Roman background of the New Testament by immersing students in the life and culture of the thriving first-century towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which act as showpieces of the world into which the early Christian movement was spreading
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--From publisher's description
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10848489
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DLC
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Longenecker, Bruce W
Dewey number
274.5/7301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR182
LC item number
.L66 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Church history
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
  • Pompeii (Extinct city)
  • Church history
  • Civilization
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
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early Christianity in the Roman world
Label
In stone and story : early Christianity in the Roman world, Bruce W. Longenecker
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Protocols of engagement -- Human meaning in stone and story -- Fire in the bones -- Accessing the first-century world : timeline of events -- Protocols of popular devotion -- Deities and temples -- Sacrifice and sin -- Peace and security -- Genius and emperor -- Mysteries and knowledge -- Death and life -- Protocols of social prominence -- Prominence and character -- Money and influence -- Literacies and status -- Combat and courts -- Business and success -- Household and slaves -- Family and solidarity -- Piety and pragmatism -- Powers and protection -- Banqueting and the dead
Control code
on1104062110
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 292 pages
Isbn
9781540960672
Lccn
2019014370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (mostly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1104062110
Label
In stone and story : early Christianity in the Roman world, Bruce W. Longenecker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Protocols of engagement -- Human meaning in stone and story -- Fire in the bones -- Accessing the first-century world : timeline of events -- Protocols of popular devotion -- Deities and temples -- Sacrifice and sin -- Peace and security -- Genius and emperor -- Mysteries and knowledge -- Death and life -- Protocols of social prominence -- Prominence and character -- Money and influence -- Literacies and status -- Combat and courts -- Business and success -- Household and slaves -- Family and solidarity -- Piety and pragmatism -- Powers and protection -- Banqueting and the dead
Control code
on1104062110
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 292 pages
Isbn
9781540960672
Lccn
2019014370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (mostly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1104062110

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