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The Scriptural Universe of Ancient Christianity

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$43.00 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674545137

Publication Date: 11/14/2016


192 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Introduction: A Double Paradigm Shift
  • 1. A Scriptural Galaxy
  • 2. A Divine Palimpsest
  • 3. Religious Revolution and Cultural Change
  • 4. Scripture and Culture
  • 5. The New Self and Reading Practices
  • 6. Communities of Knowledge
  • 7. Eastern Wisdoms
  • 8. A World Full of Letters
  • 9. Scriptural and Personal Authority
  • Conclusion: Alexandria, Jerusalem, Baghdad
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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