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Transitions and Trajectories

Barbara Geller

in The Oxford History of the Biblical World

Published in print December 1998 | ISBN: 9780195139372
Published online April 2009 |
Transitions and Trajectories

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This chapter explores the emergence of Christianity and rabbinic Judaism in the Roman Empire. Topics discussed include Jewish revolts of the 2nd century, Jews in the pre-Christian Roman Empire, the triumph of Christianity, Julian the Apostate, the defeat of paganism, women in early Christianity, and the church in late antiquity.

Keywords: Jews; Christians; Judaism; Christianity

Chapter.  14367 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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