Where Is the Church?: Martyrdom, Persecution, and Baptism in North Africa from the Second to the Fifth Century

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Where Is the Church? Martrydom, Persecution, and Baptism in North Africa is an overview of North African Christianity from the second to the fifth century. Beginning with the African martyrs, Ronald D. Burris investigates the idea of how "church" was defined in North African Christianity through the understanding of water baptism, martyrdom (baptism in blood), and key theological concepts such as origo or conscientia. In addition to baptism and ecclesiology, this work investigates the social, political, and economic issues ...

Where Is the Church?: Martyrdom, Persecution, and Baptism in North Africa from the Second to the Fifth Century 2012, Resource Publications (OR), Eugene, or

ISBN-13: 9781608998081

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