Jewish and Christian Communal Identities in the Roman World

by Yair Furstenberg

Jewish and Christian Communal Identities in the Roman World Jews and Christians under the Roman Empire shared a unique sense of community Set apart from their civic and cultic surroundings both groups resisted complete assimilation into the dominant political and social structures However Jewish communities differed from their Christian counterparts in their overall patterns of response to the surrounding challenges They exhibit diverse levels of integration into the civic fabric of the cities of the Empire and display contrary attitudes towards the

Publisher : Brill Academic Publishers

Author : Yair Furstenberg

ISBN : 9789004321212

Year : 2016

Language: en

File Size : 1.33 MB

Category : History

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