Author:Risto Uro, Juliette J. Day, & Richard E. Demaris (Eds)

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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual

By: Risto Uro, Juliette J. Day, & Richard E. Demaris (Eds)

Price: $194.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2019

Seller ID: 1202622

ISBN: 019874787X

Condition: New


Scholars of religion have long assumed that ritual and belief constitute the fundamental building blocks of religious traditions and that these two components of religion are interrelated and interdependent in significant ways. Generations of New Testament and Early Christian scholars have produced detailed analyses of the belief systems of nascent Christian communities, including their ideological and political dimensions, but have by and large ignored ritual as an important element of early Christian religion and as a factor contributing to the rise and the organization of the movement. In r... View more info