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Christianity in Roman Africa free pdf Using a combination of literary and archaeological evidence, this book portrays the development of Christian practices and doctrine in Roman Africa -- contemporary Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco -- from the second century through the Arab conquest in the seventh century.In these pages Patout Burns and Robin Jensen -- a doubly expert husband-and-wife team -- skillfully reconstruct the rituals and practices of Christians in the buildings and spaces where they were performed, with illustrations from the archaeological remains.What emerges is a rich, unprecedented vista on early Christian life in Roman Africa, including the development and practice of baptism and eucharist, the election and ordination of leaders, marriage, burial, the great African concern for holiness, and much more.

About J Patout Burns, Jr

J. Patout Burns Jr. is the Edward A. Malloy Professor Emeritus of Catholic Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School. His other books include "Cyprian the Bishop" and the Church's Bible volume "Romans: Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators." Robin M. Jensen is Patrick O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. She is also the author of "Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual, and Theological Dimensions" and "The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, and the Christian Community."

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Author : J Patout Burns, Jr
Publisher : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Data Published : 31 March 2014
ISBN : 0802869319
EAN : 9780802869319
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 750 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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