Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity
Benjamin H. Dunning
188 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4156-3 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion series
Why did early Christians claim their "otherness" as resident aliens, strangers, and sojourners so vocally? Aliens and Sojourners explores the markedly different ways that Christians used the rhetoric of their own marginality in order to variously situate Christian identity in relation to the ancient Roman world.
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