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Author Grundeken, Mark
Title Community Building in the Shepherd of Hermas : A Critical Study of Some Key Aspects
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2015
©2015
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (243 pages)
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Series Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements Ser
Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 Research Problem -- 2 Research Question and Methodology -- 3 The Present Study -- 1 Jewish Christianity -- 1 Continuity -- 2 Differentiation -- 2 Resurrection Belief -- 1 Resurrection, Angelic Afterlife, or Ascension of the Soul to Heaven? -- 2 A Continued Existence -- 3 Sectarianism -- 1 Difference: Unconventional Views on the Conventional Family -- 2 Antagonism: Hermas' Horizon -- 3 Separation: Group Boundaries -- 4 Type of Sectarianism -- 4 The Roman Empire -- 1 Hermas and the Authorities -- 2 Hermas and the Emperor Cult -- Concluding Remarks -- 5 Women -- 1 Sexuality -- 2 Female Visibility -- 3 Gender Roles -- Concluding Remarks -- 6 "Charity" -- 1 Charity as Pious Duty in the Self-Interest of the Giver -- 7 Baptism and Metanoia -- 1 Baptism -- 2 Metanoia -- Concluding Remarks -- 8 Community Meals -- 1 Vision 3,9 -- 2 Similitude 9,11 -- 3 The Lord's Supper as a Real (Filling) Meal -- Concluding Remarks -- 9 The Sunday Collection -- 1 Frequency, Day and Occasion -- 2 Personal Help -- 3 Give and Take -- Concluding Remarks -- 10 Dancing (and Singing) -- 1 Dancing in a Christian Gathering -- 2 Parallels -- 3 Meaning -- Concluding Remarks -- 11 The "Holy Kiss" -- 1 A Welcoming Kiss of Honour -- 2 A Kiss with Ritual Connotations -- Concluding Remarks -- General Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Index of Ancient Sources -- Index of Modern Authors
In Community Building in the Shepherd of Hermas, Mark Grundeken investigates key aspects of Christian community life as reflected upon in the early Christian writing the Shepherd of Hermas (2nd century C.E.)
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Grundeken, Mark Community Building in the Shepherd of Hermas : A Critical Study of Some Key Aspects Leiden : BRILL,c2015 9789004298859
Subject Communities -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.;Hermas, active 2nd century. Shepherd
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