A People's History of Christianity, Vol 1: From the Early Church to the Reformation

A People's History of Christianity, Vol 1: From the Early Church to the Reformation

by Denis R. Janz (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781451470246
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Pages: 359
Sales rank: 797,640
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Illustrations xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Jesus Movements and the Renewal of Israel Richard A. Horsley 11

Chapter 2 Family Matters Carolyn Osiek 41

Chapter 3 Why Peasants Responded to Jesus William R. Herzog II 65

Chapter 4 Shifting the Focus of History Virginia Burrus Rebecca Lyman 93

Chapter 5 Martyrdom as Exaltation Robin Darling Young 125

Chapter 6 Food, Ritual, and Power Andrew McGowan 153

Chapter 7 The Practice of Christianity in Byzantium Derek Krueger 181

Chapter 8 Lay Piety in the Sermons of John Chrysostom Jaclyn Maxwell 195

Chapter 9 Shrines, Festivals, and the "Undistinguished Mob" James C. Skedros 215

Chapter 10 Relics, Ascetics, Living Saints Daniel E. Bornstein 237

Chapter 11 Medieval Revivalism Gary Dickson 269

Chapter 12 The Impact of Architecture Richard Kieckhefer 299

Notes 337

Index 351

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