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By Jennifer A. Glancy

This is often the 1st paperback variation of the enlightening Oxford collage hardcover released in 2002. Glancy the following situates early Christian slavery in its broader cultural atmosphere, arguing that glossy students have continuously underestimated the pervasive impression of slavery at the institutional constructions, ideologies, and practices of the early church buildings - and upon the our bodies of the enslaved. Her cautious consciousness to the physically adventure of subjection and violation that constituted slavery makes this an integral publication for someone attracted to slavery in early Christianity. comprises particular chapters on Jesus and Paul.

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