Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity

Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity

by Helen Rhee


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451496413
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Series: Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Helen Rhee is professor of history of Christianity at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. She specializes in early Christian history, focusing on the diverging Christian self-identities. She is the author of Loving the Poor, Saving the Rich: Wealth, Poverty, and Early Christian Formation (2012).

Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii

Introduction ix

1 The Shepherd of Hermas 1

2 Clement of Alexandria 7

3 The Acts of Thomas 23

4 Tertullian 33

5 Cyprian of Carthage 39

6 Lactantius 49

7 Basil the Great 55

8 Gregory of Nyssa 71

9 Gregory of Nazianzus 77

10 John Chrysostom 87

11 Ambrose of Milan 105

12 Augustine of Hippo 115

13 Leo the Great 141

14 Rabbula of Edessa 149

Select Bibliography 157

Index 165

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