The Treasure Chest of the Early Christians: Faith, Care and Community from the Apostolic Age to Constantine the Great

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This volume explores the formation of the Christian church as a faith community deeply concerned for the care of others. Plumbing the historical sources that illumine the development of Christian corporate and social life from its earliest days through the fourth century, David Batson chronicles the church's crucial role as caretaker of the destitute and deprived -- a role unique in late antiquity. In uncovering the origins of Christian social action, Batson treats many themes that still resonate today: the relationship ...

The Treasure Chest of the Early Christians: Faith, Care and Community from the Apostolic Age to Constantine the Great 2002, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780802839459

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The Treasure Chest of the Early Christians: Faith, Care and Community from the Apostolic Age to Constantine the Great 2001, Gracewing, Leominster

ISBN-13: 9780852445228

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