eBook Voices of Early Christianity: Documents from the Origins of Christianity, 1st Edition

  • Kevin W. Kaatz
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  • ISBN-10: 1598849530
  • ISBN-13: 9781598849530
  • DDC: 270.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 204 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This fascinating resource examines the day-to-day lives of early Christians -- as depicted through documented accounts of the period -- from the beginning of Christianity through 325 CE.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
How to Evaluate a Primary Source.
Chronology.
1: Early Christian Life.
2: Sources for Christ Outside of the New Testament.
3: Synoptic Gospels.
4: Baptism.
5: Castration.
6: Circumcision.
7: On Eating.
8: Eucharist.
9: Marriage.
10: Divorce.
11: Remarriage.
12: The End Times.
13: Resurrection: Scenes from the Christian Catacombs.
14: The Church.
15: Church Offices: Apostles, Prophets, and Teachers.
16: Marriage of Apostles and Priests.
17: Acceptable Readings: Muratorian Canon.
18: Acceptable Readings: Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History.
19: Catacombs of Rome.
20: The Nicene Creed.
21: The Canons from the Council of Nicea (325 CE).
22: Early Christian Women.
23: Menstruation.
24: Women Martyrs.
25: Women as Deaconesses.
26: Virginity.
27: Women Prophets.
28: Rules for Widows.
29: Conflicts of the Early Church.
30: Epistle of Barnabas.
31: Ignatius, Anti-Judaism: Excerpts from His Letter to the Philadelphians and Magnesians.
32: Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho, a Jew.
33: Irenaeus, Against Heresies.
34: Tertullian, Against Marcion.
35: Origen, Against Celsus.
36: Alexander of Alexandria, Catholic Epistle.
37: Athanasius, Discourse One against the Arians.
38: A Manichaean Psalm.
39: Mani, Foundation Letter.
40: Persecution.
41: The Martyrdom of Polycarp.
42: Martyrdom.
43: Lactantius, on the Deaths of the Persecutors.
44: The Edict of Milan.
45: Church and Politics.
46: Church and State.
47: Conversion of Constantine.
48: Arch of Constantine.
Appendix 1: Biography.
Appendix 2: Glossary.
Bibliography.
Bibliography of Websites.
Index.
About the Editor.