Among the Gentiles : Greco-Roman religion and Christianity / Luke Timothy Johnson
- Johnson, Luke Timothy
- New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- x, 461 pages ; 25 cm.
- Beyond attack and apology : a new look at an old debate -- Beginning a new conversation -- A preliminary profile of Greco-Roman religion -- Religion as participation in divine benefits : Aelius Aristides -- Religion as moral transformation : Epictetus -- Religion as transcending the world : Poimandres -- Religion as stabilizing the world : Plutarch -- Ways of being Jewish in the Greco-Roman world -- The appearance of Christianity in the Greco-Roman world -- New Testament Christianity as participation in divine benefits -- New Testament Christianity as moral transformation -- Christianity in the second and third centuries : participation in divine benefits -- Moral transformation in second- and third-century Christianity -- Transcending the world in second- and third-century Christianity -- Stabilizing the world in second- and third-century Christianity -- After Constantine : Christianity as imperial religion.
- 9780300142082 (hbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-403) and indexes.
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