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The Resource Constantine's Bible : politics and the making of the New Testament, David L. Dungan

Constantine's Bible : politics and the making of the New Testament, David L. Dungan

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Constantine's Bible : politics and the making of the New Testament
Title
Constantine's Bible
Title remainder
politics and the making of the New Testament
Statement of responsibility
David L. Dungan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BS465
LC item number
.D86 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Constantine's Bible : politics and the making of the New Testament, David L. Dungan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-214) and index
Contents
1. What a "canon" of scripture is and is not -- 2. The Greek polis and the demand for accuracy -- 3. Greek polis ideology within Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity -- 4. The influence of Greek philosophy upon early Christianity -- 5. Against pagans and heretics : Eusebius's strategy in defense of the Catholic scriptures -- 6. An emperor intervenes : Constantine reshapes Catholic Christianity and its scriptures -- 7. Epilogue -- Appendix A. References in Eusebius's 'Ecclesiastical history' to early Christian writings -- Appendix B. Writings considered "scripture" by one or another Christian group -- Appendix C. The library from Nag Hammadi -- Timeline of figures and events discussed in the text
Control code
70921322
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780800637903
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025361
System control number
(OCoLC)70921322
Label
Constantine's Bible : politics and the making of the New Testament, David L. Dungan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-214) and index
Contents
1. What a "canon" of scripture is and is not -- 2. The Greek polis and the demand for accuracy -- 3. Greek polis ideology within Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity -- 4. The influence of Greek philosophy upon early Christianity -- 5. Against pagans and heretics : Eusebius's strategy in defense of the Catholic scriptures -- 6. An emperor intervenes : Constantine reshapes Catholic Christianity and its scriptures -- 7. Epilogue -- Appendix A. References in Eusebius's 'Ecclesiastical history' to early Christian writings -- Appendix B. Writings considered "scripture" by one or another Christian group -- Appendix C. The library from Nag Hammadi -- Timeline of figures and events discussed in the text
Control code
70921322
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 224 p.
Isbn
9780800637903
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006025361
System control number
(OCoLC)70921322

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