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  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: FORTRESS PRESS; 1 edition (October 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800637895
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800637897
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #401,539 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Jennifer A Glancy is Joseph C George Professor of Religious Studies at Le Moyne College, New York, USA. The Chair of the Bible and Cultural Studies section of the Society of Biblical Literature, she has written numerous articles on issues of gender and culture in early Jewish and Christian writings, and coauthored Introduction to the Study of Religion (Orbis, 1998).

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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on December 8, 2006
Format: Paperback
Jennifer A. Glancy (Professor of Religious Studies, LeMoyne College) presents Slavery in Early Christianity, a highly scholarly examination of the prevalence of slaves and slaveholders among early Christians, particularly in the Roman Empire. Chapters scrutinize how the social histories of emerging Christian churches had their rhetoric affected by the influence of slavery, the life experiences of slaves and what it meant to be a slave in the first Christian centuries. Of particular interest is the figure of the slave in the sayings of Jesus Christ, an aspect examined at length in historical and social as well as a religious context. A welcome addition to both university library and private religious studies collections.
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