When children became people : the birth of childhood in early Christianity

Bakke, Odd Magne, 1962-

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  • Creator O.M. Bakke ; translated by Brian McNeil
  • Format Books
  • Publication Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2005] ©2005
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 348 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780800637255, 0800637259
  • OCLC ocm57391946

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-344) and indexes.

Contents

  • Children in the Greco-Roman world -- Patristic teaching about the nature of children and their characteristics -- Abortion, infanticide and expositio, and sexual relations between children and adults -- Making "athletes of Christ": upbringing and education of children -- Children's participation in worship -- Children and a life of religious perfection -- Early Christians and the humanity of children
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