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Christianity and the rhetoric of empire

Averil Cameron

Christianity and the rhetoric of empire

the development ofChristian discourse

by Averil Cameron

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian literature, Early -- Greek authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Christianity and other religions.,
  • Theology -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Greece -- Religion.,
  • Rome -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAveril Cameron.
    SeriesSather classical lectures -- vol.55, Sather classical lectures -- v. 55.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,261p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21490788M
    ISBN 100520089235

    With Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire: The Development of Christian Discourse (), originating as the Sather Classical Lectures at Berkeley, Cameron sparked a scholarly conversation about 'the power of discourse in society' in later antiquity, seeking to understand 'how Christianity was able to develop a "totalizing discourse" ' (the phrase itself is borrowed Seller Rating: % positive. Billings argues that Acts adopts the rhetoric of Roman imperialism as articulated in the images and texts from the period. His study bridges the fields of classics, art history, gender studies, Jewish studies, and New Testament studies in exploring how early Christian texts relate to wider patterns in the cultural production of the Roman by: 1.

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Christianity is a faith with a message, and, if there is one thing that Christians are suposse to do well, that would be to express that message in a way that would be intelligible to all. The paradox, which Cameron continously mentions, resides in that, for all its universalist and inclusivist features, Christianity could not coexist without critiquing, and ultimately defeating, other types Cited by: At the time Averil Cameron's "Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire" came into the academic world the study of rhetoric as a historical method was still in its infancy.

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Many reasons can be given for the rise of Christianity in late antiquity and its flourishing in the medieval world. In asking how Christianity succeeded in becoming the dominant ideology in the unpromising circumstances of the Roman Empire, Averil Cameron turns to the development of Christian discourse over the first to sixth centuries A.D., investigating the discourse's essent Author: Averil Cameron.

Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire 作者: Averil Cameron 出版社: University of California Press 副标题: The Development of Christian Discourse (Sather Classical Lectures) 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Author: Averil Cameron.

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This is a classical work and very well written, both style and thoughts, gives you lots to think about and reflect on a subject which might be new to you, how Antiquity met Christianity.

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