ICS BiblioSelect: History of Early Christianity

Alexander, Loveday.  “Mapping Early Christianity.” Interpretation 57/2 (2003), 163-75.

Allen, Pauline, Neil Bronwen, and Wendy Mayer. Preaching Poverty in Late Antiquity: Perceptions and Realities. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2009.

Bailey, Lisa Kaaren. The Religious Worlds of the Laity in Late Antique Gaul. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Blömer, Michael, Achim Lichtenberger, Rubina Raja, eds.  Religious Identities in the Levant from Alexander to Muhammed: Continuity and Change. Contextualizing the sacred, 4. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015.

Bowersock, Glen B.  “Peter and Constantine,” in J.-M. Carrié and R. Lizzi Testa, eds, “Humana Sapit.” Études d’antiquité tardive offertes à Lellia Cracco Ruggini. Bibliothèque de l’antiquité tardive 3. Turnhout: Brepols, 2002, 209-17.

Brent, Allen. Hippolytus and the Church of Rome in the Third Century. Communities in Tension Before the Emergency of a Monarch-Bishop. Leiden: Brill, 1995.

Brown, Peter. The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015.

Brown, Peter. The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity AD 200-1000. Tenth Anniversary Revised Edition. Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, 2013.

Brown, Peter. Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Brown, Peter. Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Brown, Peter. Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity. Toward a Christian Empire. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.

Brown, Peter.  “Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman Aristocracy,” JRS 51 (1961):1-11.

Brent, Allen. A Political History of Early Christianity. New York: T&T Clark / Continuum, 2009.

Brogiolo, Gian Pietro, and Alexandra Chavarría Arnau.  "Chiese, territorio e dinamiche del popolamento nelle campagne tra tardoantico e altomedioevo," in Hortus Artium Medievalium, 14, 2008, 7-28.

Burrus, Virginia, ed. Late Ancient Christianity, A People's History of Christianity 2. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2005.

Busine, Aude, ed. Religious Practices and Christianization of the Late Antique City (4th-7th cent.). Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Bowersock, Glen W., Peter Brown, and Oleg Grabar, eds. Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press / Harvard University Press, 1999.

AA.VV. The Cambridge History of Christianity. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005-2007.

Cadwallader, Alan H., ed. Stones, Bones and the Sacred: Essays on Material Culture and Religion in Honor of Dennis E. Smith. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016.

Cameron Averil. Christianity and the Rhetoric of Empire. Berkeley/Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1991.

Chadwick, Henry. The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Chadwick, Henry. East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times Until the Council of Florence. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Cooper, Kate and Julia Hillner eds.  Religion, Dynasty, and Patronage in Early Christian Rome, 300-900. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Di Berardino, Angelo, Gianluca Pilara. Historical Atlas of Ancient Christianity. St. Davids, Pennsylvania: ICCS Press, 2013.

Dijkstra, Roald, Sanne van Poppel, and Daniëlle Slootjes, eds. East and West in the Roman Empire of the Fourth Century: An End to Unity? Radboud studies in humanities, 5. Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Dilley, Paul C. Monasteries and the Care of Souls in Late Antique Christianity: Cognition and Discipline. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Drake, H. A.  “The Impact of Constantine on Christianity.” In N. Lenski, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Constantine. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2007, 111-136.

Duchesne, Louis. Histoire ancienne de l’Église, 3 vols. Paris: De Boccard, 1910.

Dunn, Geoffrey D., ed. The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.

Duval, Yves. “Jérôme et l’histoire de l’Église du IVe siècle.” In B. Pouderon and Y. M. Duval, eds, L’historiographie de l’Église des premiers siècles. Paris: Beauchesne, 2001, 381-408.

Edwards, Mark J.  “The Beginnings of Christianization.” In N. Lenski, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005, 137-58. 

Elsner, Jaś and Ian Rutherford. Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Eshleman, Kendra. The Social World of Intellectuals in the Roman Empire: Sophists, Philosophers, and Christians. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Esler, Philip F., ed. The Early Christian World, 2 vols. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Ferguson, Everett, ed. Encyclopedia of early Christianity, 2nd ed. New York: Garland Publishers, 1997.

Finn, Richard, O.P.. Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Fitzgerald, John T., Thomas H. Olbricht, and L. Michael White, eds..  Early Christianity and Classical Culture: Comparative Studies in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe. Boston: Brill, 2003.

Frankfurter, David. Christianizing Egypt: Syncretism and Local Worlds in Late Antiquity. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Freeman, Charles. A New History of Early Christianity. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.

Frend, William H. C. The Rise of Christianity. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1984.

Grig, Lucy.  “Throwing Parties for the Poor: Poverty and Splendor in the Late Antique Church.” In M. Atkins and R. Osborne, eds. Poverty in the Roman World.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 145-61.

Gwynn, David M. Christianity in the Later Roman Empire: A Sourcebook. Bloomsbury sources in ancient history. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Harland, Philip A. Associations, Synagogues, and Congregations: Claiming a Place in Ancient Mediterranean Society. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 2003.

Harrison, Carol, Caroline Humfress, Isabella Sandwell, eds.  Being Christian in Late Antiquity: A Festschrift for Gillian Clark, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Hillner, Julia.  Prison, Punishment, and Penance in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.  

Holman, Susan R., ed. Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society. Grand Rapids, MI:  Baker Academic, 2008.

Humphries, Mark.  Early Christianity. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Hunt, E. D. Holy Land Pilgrimage in the Later Roman Empire, AD 312-460. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Hurtado, Larry W.  Destroyer of the gods. Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2016.

Janes, Dominic. God and Gold in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Jossa, Giorgio. Il cristianesimo antico. Dalle origini al concilio di Nicea. Rome: Carocci, 2006.

Kahlos, Maijastina. Debate and Dialogue: Christian and Pagan Cultures c. 360-430. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.

Labahn, Michael, and Outi Lehtipuu, eds. People under Power: Early Jewish and Christian Responses to the Roman Empire. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015.

Lafferty, Maura K. “Translating Faith from Greek to Latin: Romanitas and Christianitas in Late Fourth-Century Rome and Milan.” JECS 11 (2003): 21-62.

Lampe, Peter.  From Paul to Valentinus: Christians at Rome in the First Two Centuries. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2003.

Lampe, Peter. “Urchristliche Missionswege nach Rom: Haushalte paganer Herrschaft als jüdisch-christliche Keimzellen.” Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 92 (2001): 123-127.

Lee, A. D. ed., Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook, 2d ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.

Liverani, Paolo.  “Saint Peter’s, Leo the Great and the Leprosy of Constantine.” PBSR 76 (2008): 155-72.

Lössl, Josef. Early Church: Christianity in Late Antiquity. New York: T&T Clark, 2010.

MacMullen, Ramsay. The Second Church: Popular Christianity A.D. 200-400. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.

MacMullen, Ramsay. Christianizing the Roman Empire, A.D. 100–400. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.

Markschies, Christoph.  In cammino tra due mondi. Strutture del cristianesimo antico, Cultura e storia 23.  Milano: Vita & Pensiero, 2003.

Markus, Robert.  The End of Ancient Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Mathieson, Erica A.  Christian Women in the Greek Papyri of Egypt to 400 CE. Studia Antiqua Australiensia, 6. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2014.  

Mayraz, Eitay.  “Place and Space in the Mediterranean: The (Mental) Map of a Pilgrim in the Holy Land,” Mediterranean Historical Review 19/2 (2006): 25-33.

Mills, Kenneth, and Anthony Grafton, eds.  Conversion in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Seeing and Believing. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2003.

Monfrin, F.  "L’insediamento materiale della Chiesa nel V e VI secolo," in Storia del cristianesimo. Religione, politica, cultura, III, Le Chiese d’Oriente e d’Occidente (432-610).  Rome, 2002, pp. 906-932.

Moorhead, John. The Popes and the Church of Rome in Late Antiquity. New York, 2015.

Moreschini, Claudio and Enrico Norelli. Early Christian Greek and Latin Literature: A Literary History. Vol. One: From Paul to the Age of Constantine, 2 vols, trans. Matthew J. O'Connell. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2005.

Morgan, Teresa.  Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Neil, Bronwen.  Leo the Great. London: Routledge, 2009.

Pergola, Philippe.  Alle origini della parrocchia rurale (IV-VIII sec.): Atti della giornata tematica dei Seminari di Archaeologia Cristiana (Ecole Française de Rome - 19 marzo 1998).  Vatican City: Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 1999.  

Pietri, Charles. Roma christiana: recherches sur l'Église de Rome, son organisation, sa politique, son idéologie de Miltiade à Sixte III (311-440). 2 vols. Rome: École française de Rome, 1976.

Pietri, Charles, Luce Pietri, André Vauchez, Marc Venard, eds. Histoire du Christianisme des origines à nos jours, 7 vols. Paris: Desclee, 1990.

Rebillard, Éric.  Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE. Ithaca, NY: Cornell, 2012.

Rosenblum, Jordan D., Lily Vuong, Nathaniel DesRosiers, eds. Religious Competition in the Third Century C.E.: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman World, Journal of Ancient Judaism Supplements series. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2014.

Salzman, Michele R. The Making of a Christian Aristocracy: Social and Religious Change in the Western Roman Empire. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002.

Secher Bøgh, Birgitte, ed. Conversion and Initiation in Antiquity: Shifting Identities – Creating Change. Papers originally presented at a conference held in Ebeltoft, Denmark, December 1st-4th, 2012, at Aarhus University. Early Christianity in the context of antiquity, 16. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

Sessa, Kristina. “Domestic Conversions: Households and Bishops in the Late Antique ‘Papal Legends.’” In Kate Cooper and Julia Hillner eds., Religion, Dynasty, and Patronage in Early Christian Rome, 300-900. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007, 79-114.

Simonetti, Manlio. Il Vangelo e la storia. Il cristianesimo antico (secoli I-IV). Rome: Carocci, 2010.

Smith, Kyle. Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia: Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity. Transformation of the classical heritage, 57. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016.

Siniscalco, Paolo. Il cammino di Cristo nell'impero romano. Bari: Laterza, 2010.

Sotinel, Claire ed. “Economie et religion dans l’Antiquité tardive, Colloque de Bordeaux, 21-22 janvier 2005”, Antiquité tardive 14 (2006).

Trombley, Frank. Hellenic Religion and Christianization, c. 370-529. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1994.

Ward, Walter D. The Mirage of the Saracen: Christians and Nomads in the Sinai Peninsula in Late Antiquity. Transformation of the classical heritage, 54. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015.

Wickham, Chris. The Inheritance of Rome: Illuminating the Dark Ages, 400-1000. New York: Penguin, 2010.

Wilkinson, Kate. Women and Modesty in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Veyne, Paul. When Our World Became Christian, 312-394, trans. Janet Lloyd. Malden, MA: Polity, 2010.

Zangenberg, J. and M. Labahn, eds.  Christians as a Religious Minority in a Multicultural City: Modes of Interaction and Identity Formation in Early Imperial Rome. Studies on the Basis of a Seminar at the Second Conference of the European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS) from July 8-12, 2001, in Rome.  London and New York: JSNTSup 243, 2004.