Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity

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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.

Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity 2009, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812241563

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