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In the beginning was the meal : social experimentation and early Christian identity / Hal Taussig.

Taussig, Hal. (Author).
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Robertson Library BV43.T38 2009 37348007121627 STACKS Available -
Subject: Fasts and feasts.
Dinners and dining > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Dinners and dining > Social aspects.
Lord's Supper > History.
Church history > Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.

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  • ISBN: 9780800663438 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 262 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Experiencing the meal -- New paradigms for the study of early Christian identities -- The hellenistic and early Christian social practice of festive meals -- Ritual analysis : a new method for the study of early Christian meals -- The expansive character of early Christian meals -- Meals of resistance to Roman imperial power -- Meals and early Christian social experimentation -- Identity performance as a new paradigm for the study of Christian.
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