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Religious rivalries in the early Roman Empire and the rise of Christianity /

Leif E. Vaage, editor.

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Names: Vaage, Leif E.
Published: Waterloo, Ont. : Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion/Corporation canadienne des sciences religieuses by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2006.
Series: Studies in Christianity and Judaism ; 18.
Topics: Christianity and other religions - Roman. | Church history - Primitive and early church, approximately 30-600. | Christianisme - Relations - Religion romaine. | Église - Histoire - ca 30-600 (Église primitive)
Regions: Rome - Religion. | Rome - Religion. | Caesarea (Israel) - Religion.
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Ancient religious rivalries and the struggle for success: Christians, Jews, and others in the early Roman Empire / Leif E. Vaage -- Declining polis? Religious rivalries in ancient civic context / Philip A. Harland -- Rivalry and defection / Stephen G. Wilson -- Is the pagan fair fairly dangerous? Jewish-pagan relations in antiquity / Reena Basser -- My rival, my fellow: conceptual and methodological prolegomena to mapping inter-religious relations in 2nd- and 3rd-century CE Levantine society using the evidence of early rabbinic texts / Jack N. Lightstone -- "The field God has assigned": geography and mission in Paul / Terence L. Donaldson -- Contra Apionem in social and literary context: an invitation to Judean philosophy / Steve Mason -- On becoming a Mithraist: new evidence for the propagation of the mysteries / Roger Beck -- Rodney Stark and "the mission to the Jews" / Adele Reinhartz -- "Look how they love one another": early Christian and pagan care for the sick and other charity / Steven C. Muir -- Religious market of the Roman Empire: Rodney Stark and Christianity's pagan competition / Roger Beck -- Why Christianity succeeded (in) the Roman Empire / Leif E. Vaage.

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