Christian Responses to Roman Art and Architecture: The Second-Century Church Amid the Spaces of Empireby Laura Salah Nasrallah
Laura Nasrallah argues that early Christian literature is best understood when read alongside the archaeological remains of Roman antiquity.See more details below
Laura Nasrallah argues that early Christian literature is best understood when read alongside the archaeological remains of Roman antiquity.
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Table of Contents
Introduction; Part I. Framing the Question, Framing the World: 1. What is an apology? Christian apologies and the so-called second sophistic; 2. What is the space of the Roman Empire? Mapping, bodies, and knowledge in the Roman World; Part II. Into the Cities: 3. What informs the geographical imagination? The acts of the Apostles and Greek cities under Rome; 4. What is justice? What is piety? What is paideia? Justin, the forum of Trajan in Rome, and a crisis of mimēsis; Part III. Human Bodies and the Image(s) of God(s): 5. How do you know God? Athenagoras on names and images; 6. What do we learn when we look? (Part I) Images, desire, and Tatian's To the Greeks; 7. What do we learn when we look? (Part II) Aphrodite and Clement of Alexandria; Epilogue.
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