RLG454H1: Social History of the Jesus Movement


The social setting of the early Jesus movement in Roman Palestine and the cities of the Eastern Empire. Topics will include: rank and legal status; patronalia and clientalia; marriage and divorce; forms of association outside the family; slavery and manumission; loyalty to the empire and forms of resistance.


RLG241Y1 or RLG241H1, and at least one of RLG320H1/​RLG321H1/​RLG322H1/​RLG323H1/​RLG324H1/​RLG325H1/​RLG326H1, and permission of instructor

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Society and its Institutions (3)