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  • Social Perspectives on Roman Christianity during the Formative Years from Nero to Nerva: Romans, Hebrews, 1 Clement.
    Lane, William L. (1998)
    In Karl P. Donfried and Peter Richardson (eds.), Judaism and Christianity in First-Century Rome. Grand Rapids, Michigan:Eerdmans, pp. 196-244.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Rome, ancient
  • Her Share of the Blessings. Women's Religions Among Pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Greco-Roman World.
    Kraemer, Ross Shepard (1992)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Describes gender specific women's religions & women's roles in non-gender specific religions, in Greek, Hellenistic, Roman, Jewish, & Christian contexts. Uses Mary Douglas' grid/group.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Women; Greece, ancient; Rome, ancient; Historical; Grid/group; Early Christian; Hellenistic; Jewish
  • The Second Century through the Eyes of Hermas: Continuity and Change.
    Osiek, Carolyn (1990)
    Biblical Theology Bulletin 20:3: 116-122.

    Clues about the social situation of early Christianity in Rome, from "Shepherd of Hermas."

    Associated Search Terms: Rome, ancient; Early Christian, Rome
  • Rich and Poor in the Shepherd of Hermas: An Exegetical Social Investigation.
    Osiek, Carolyn (1983)
    Washington: Catholic Biblical Association.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian, Rome; Rome, ancient
  • The Messages of the Shepherd of Hermas: A Study in Social Control.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1927)
    Journal of Religion 7: 561-577.

    Sees the Shepherd of Hermas as a book of discipline, written in an era between persecutions when ease & wealth posed internal threats to the Christian church of Rome.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Social control; Rome, ancient
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