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Constructing early Christian families [electronic resource] : family as social reality and metaphor / edited by Halvor Moxnes.

Contributor(s): Moxnes, Halvor.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 267 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203280598 (electronic bk.); 9780203280591 (electronic bk.); 0203440498 (electronic bk.); 9780203440490 (electronic bk.); 9780415146388 (hbk.); 0415146380 (hbk.); 9780415146395 (pbk.); 0415146399 (pbk.).Subject(s): Families -- Biblical teaching | Sociology, Biblical | Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Families -- Rome | Jewish families -- Religious life | Families -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | Religion and sociology -- Rome | Rome -- Religion | Rome -- Social conditions | Family -- Biblical teaching | Family -- Rome | Family -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600 | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social IssuesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Constructing early Christian families.DDC classification: 261.8/3585/09015 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Halvor Moxnes -- What is family? : problems in constructing early Christian families / Halvor Moxnes -- The family in first-century Galilee / Santiago Guijarro -- The family as the bearer of religion in Judaism and early Christianity / John M.G. Barclay -- The relativisation of family ties in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman traditions / Stephen C. Barton -- The Roman family : ideal and metaphor / Eva Marie Lassen -- Family imagery and Christian identity in Gal 5:13 to 6:10 / Philip F. Esler -- Equality within patriarchal structures : some New Testament perspectives on the Christian fellowship as a brother- or sisterhood and a family / Karl Olav Sandnes -- Brotherhood in Plutarch and Paul : its role and character / Reidar Aasgaard -- Brotherhood in Christ : a gender hermeneutical reading of 1 Thessalonians / Lone Fatum -- Paul without passion : on Paul's rejection of desire in sex and marriage / Dale B. Martin -- Asceticism and anti-familial language in the Gospel of Thomas / Risto Uro -- Family structures in Gnostic religion / Ingvild S�lid Gilhus.
Summary: Constructing Early Christian Families explores the complex picture of family relations and the manifold attitudes to the family in the early Christian world.
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Introduction / Halvor Moxnes -- What is family? : problems in constructing early Christian families / Halvor Moxnes -- The family in first-century Galilee / Santiago Guijarro -- The family as the bearer of religion in Judaism and early Christianity / John M.G. Barclay -- The relativisation of family ties in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman traditions / Stephen C. Barton -- The Roman family : ideal and metaphor / Eva Marie Lassen -- Family imagery and Christian identity in Gal 5:13 to 6:10 / Philip F. Esler -- Equality within patriarchal structures : some New Testament perspectives on the Christian fellowship as a brother- or sisterhood and a family / Karl Olav Sandnes -- Brotherhood in Plutarch and Paul : its role and character / Reidar Aasgaard -- Brotherhood in Christ : a gender hermeneutical reading of 1 Thessalonians / Lone Fatum -- Paul without passion : on Paul's rejection of desire in sex and marriage / Dale B. Martin -- Asceticism and anti-familial language in the Gospel of Thomas / Risto Uro -- Family structures in Gnostic religion / Ingvild S�lid Gilhus.

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Constructing Early Christian Families explores the complex picture of family relations and the manifold attitudes to the family in the early Christian world.

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