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Bibil Identifier bibil:217197
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Christianity, Private Power, and the Law from Decius to Constantine: The Minimalist View
Author Cooper, Kate
Journal Journal of Early Christian Studies (Volume: 19, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 327-343 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This essay considers the development in the third and fourth centuries of the idea of a "universal church" and the transition from private power to corporate institutional polity as the basis of authority within the churches, in light of "minimalist revolution" in our understanding of Roman law and government over the last few decades.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Church Unity
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Periods : Third Century
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Periods : Fourth Century
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