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.

Andrade, Nathanael J. The journey of Christianity to India in late antiquity: networks and the movement of culture. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Bagnall, Roger, and Dominic W Rathbone. Egypt from Alexander to the Early Christians: An Archaeological and Historical Guide. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004.

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

Baird, Jennifer. Dura-Europos. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

Benko, Stephen. Pagan Rome and the early Christians. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1986.

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.

Booth, Phil. Crisis of Empire: Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013.

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.

Buc, Philippe. Holy War, Martyrdom, and Terror: Christianity, Violence, and the West. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

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.

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

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.

Cataldo, Jeremiah W. A Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines. London: Routledge, 2018.

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.

Chavarria Arnau, Alejandra. A la sombra de un Imperio. Iglesias, obispos y reyes en la Hispania tardoantigua (siglos V-VII). Bari: Edipuglia, 2018.

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

Cvetkovic von Carmen, Angela, Peter Gemeinhardt, eds. Episcopal Networks in Late Antiquity: Connection and Communication across Boundaries. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018.

Dam, Raymond. Becoming Christian: The Conversion of Roman Cappadocia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

Dekker, Renate. Episcopal networks and authority in late antique Egypt: bishops of the Theban region at work. Orientalia lovaniensia analecta, 264. Leuven: Peeters, 2018.

Demacopoulos, George E. The Invention of Peter: Apostolic Discourse and Papal Authority in Late Antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Den Dulk, Matthijs. Between Jews and Heretics: refiguring Justin martyr's dialogue with Trypho. London; New York: Routledge, 2018.

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

Dignas, B., R Parker, and G. G. Stroumsa, eds. Priests and Prophets among Pagans, Jews and Christians (Studies in the History and Anthropology of Religion). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 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.

Dohrmann, Nathalie B., and Annette Yoshiko Reed, eds. Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Donaldson, Terence L. Religious Rivalries and the Struggle for Success in Caesarea Maritima (Studies in Christianity and Judaism), 2001.

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.

Drake, H. A. A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312-410. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

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.

Field, Lester L. On the Communion of Damasus and Meletius: Fourth-Century Synodal Formula in the Codex Veronensis LX, with critical edition and translation. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2004.

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.

Gordon, Richard L., Petridou, Georgia, and  Jörg Rüpke, eds. Beyond Priesthood. Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche Und Vorarbeiten, 66). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017.

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.

Hahn, Johannes, Stephen Emmel & Ulrich Gotter, eds. From Temple to Church. Destruction and Renewal of Local Cultic Topography in Late Antiquity. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 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.

Heil, Uta, and Jörg Ulrich, eds. Kirche und Kaiser in Antike und Spätantike (Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte 136). Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017.

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.

Jean, Benoît. Saint Jérôme et l’hérésie. Paris, Institut d'études augustiniennes, 1999. 

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.

Kelly, Leslie. Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures. London; New York, Taylor and Francis, 2018.

Knapp, Robert C. The Dawn of Christianity. People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles. Cambridge, MA; Harvard University Press, 2017.

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.

Lanfranchi P. and J. Verheyden, eds. Jews and Christians in Antiquity: A Regional Perspective (Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion, 18). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2018.

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, and Nicholas J. Baker-Brian, eds. A Companion to Religion in Late Antiquity. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018.

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.

Maier, H. O. The Topography of Heresy and Dissent in Late Fourth-Century Rome, in Historia 44
(1995), pp. 232-249.

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.

Pouderon, Bernard, and Yves-Marie Duval, eds. L’historiographie de l’Église des premiers siècles. Paris, Beauchesne, Théologie Historique 114, 2001.

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

Rebenich, Stefan. Hieronymus und sein Kreis. Prosopographische und sozialgeschichtliche Untersuchungen, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1992. 

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.

Salisbury, Joyce E. Rome's Christian Empress. Galla Placidia Rules at the Twilight of the Empire. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.

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

Schwartz, Joshua, and Peter J. Tomson, eds. Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries: The Interbellum 70-132 CE (Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 13.). Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014.

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.

Simonetti, Manlio. La crisi ariana nel IV secolo (Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum 11). Rome: Institutum patristicum Augustinianum, 1975.

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.

Sizgorich, Thomas. Violence and belief in late antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.

Smith, Eric C. Jewish Glass and Christian Stone. A Materialist Mapping of the "Parting of the Ways". London: Routledge, 2018.

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

Teitler, Hans Carel. The Last Pagan Emperor: Julian the Apostate and the War Against Christianity. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Tervahauta, Ulla, Ivan Miroshnikov, Outi Lehtipuu and Ismo Dunderberg, eds. Women and Knowledge in Early Christianity. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017.

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.

Whelan, Robin. Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2017.

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.

Vaage, Leif E. Religious Rivalries in the Early Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity. Walterloo, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.

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

Yoshiko Reed, Annette. Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 171). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.

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.