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How Gay Were the Early Christians? Or, The Perils of Hyperbole in Historiography – By John David Penniman

How Gay Were the Early Christians? Or, The Perils of Hyperbole in Historiography – By John David Penniman

John David Penniman March 31, 2015 0

John David Penniman on Douglas Boin’s Coming Out Christian in the Roman World The question of what happened to the Roman Empire between 200 C.E. and 400 C.E. is a flame to which many

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First Impressions #29: Douglas Boin

First Impressions #29: Douglas Boin

Arthur Remillard March 17, 2015 0

Art Remillard talks with Douglas Boin about his new book Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar’s Empire. Boin is Assistant Professor of Ancient

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Questioning Categories and Shifting Paradigms in the Study of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins – By Simon J. Joseph

Questioning Categories and Shifting Paradigms in the Study of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins – By Simon J. Joseph

Simon J. Joseph March 17, 2015 1

Simon J. Joseph on George W. E. Nickelsburg and James C. VanderKam’s 1 Enoch 2 There is power in naming things. Too often, however, the practice of defining terms is linked to the politics

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Christian Sexual Slander – By Taylor Petrey

Christian Sexual Slander – By Taylor Petrey

Taylor Petrey September 30, 2014 0

Taylor Petrey on Susanna Drake’s Slandering the Jew The history of Christian anti-Judaism has become an important scholarly topic in the last half century, arising primarily in the wake of the Holocaust. The ancient legacy of

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Coffee Table Talk with Christoph Markschies

Coffee Table Talk with Christoph Markschies

T.M. Law April 29, 2014 1

[AUDIO] Coffee Table Talk at the Café Einstein Stammhaus in Berlin Christoph Markschies sits down with MRB Editor-in-Chief Timothy Michael Law for a chat about the study of early Christianity. Markschies has been Professor of Ancient Christianity

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