There is no crime for those who have Christ : religious violence in the Christian Roman Empire / Michael Gaddis
- Gaddis, Michael, 1970-
- Berkeley : University of California Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 396 pages ; 25 cm.
- Transformation of the classical heritage ; 39
Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature
- "What has the emperor to do with the church?" : persecution and martyrdom from Diocletian to Constantine -- "The God of the martyrs refuses you" : religious violence, political discourse, and Christian identity in the century after Constantine -- An eye for an eye : religious violence in donatist Africa -- Temperata severitas : Augustine, the state, and disciplinary violence -- "There is no crime for those who have Christ" : holy men and holy violence in the late fourth and early fifth centuries -- "The monks commit many crimes" : holy violence contested -- "Sanctify thy hand by the blow" : problematizing Episcopal power -- Non iudicium sed latrocinium : of Holy Synods and robber councils.
- 0520241045 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-368) and index.
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