Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean : Rethinking Material Conditions in the Landscape of Jews and Christians.

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Author / Creator:Harland, Philip A.
Imprint:London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2020.
Description:1 online resource ( 241 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Christianity -- Mediterranean Region -- Origin.
Church history.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Judaism -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Biblical studies & exegesis.
Christianity.
Christianity -- Origin.
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
Judaism.
Mediterranean Region.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12324753
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Other authors / contributors:Last, Richard.
ISBN:0567657493
9780567657497
Notes:Print version record.
Other form:Print version: Harland, Philip A. Group Survival in the Ancient Mediterranean : Rethinking Material Conditions in the Landscape of Jews and Christians. London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, ©2020 9780567657480
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Accessing Resources
  • 1) Benefaction
  • 2) Fees, fines, and the common treasury
  • 3) Collections and offerings
  • Part 2: Managing Expenses
  • Social, Religious, and Other
  • 4) Meeting-places and building expenses
  • 5) Social and religious expenses
  • Part 3: Supporting Members
  • 6) Burial
  • 7) Mutual support and 'charity'
  • Conclusion: Assessing the Survival of Christian Groups