Chapter 29. Christians in the Roman Empire in the First Three Centuries CE

  1. David S. Potter
  1. Paula Fredriksen

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch30

A Companion to the Roman Empire

A Companion to the Roman Empire

How to Cite

Fredriksen, P. (2006) Christians in the Roman Empire in the First Three Centuries CE, in A Companion to the Roman Empire (ed D. S. Potter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470996942.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226444

Online ISBN: 9780470996942

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Keywords:

  • orthodoxy;
  • christ;
  • mediterranean antiquity;
  • hellenism;
  • synagogue

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Prelude: The Fourth-Century Watershed

  • Gods and Humans in Mediterranean Antiquity

  • The Diaspora Synagogue and the Origins of Christianity

  • Conclusion