New PDF release: Conflict at Rome: Social Order and Hierarchy in Early

By James S. Jeffers

using archeological proof and an research of 2 early Christian texts concerning the church at Rome, James S. Jeffers deals a penetrating glimpse into the industrial, social, and theological tensions of early Roman Christianity. Clement and the Shepherd of Hermas are proven to symbolize decidedly conflicting conceptions of Christianity and hierarchy: Clement represents the social elite and a extra dependent method of church association, and Hermas screens an inclination towards sectarianism. images and line drawings illustrate archeological evidence.

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