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By Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Nathaniel DesRosiers, Shira L. Lander, Jacqueline Pastis, Daniel Ullucci

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Rejoice a trailblazer within the parts of girls and faith, Jews and Judaism, and earliest Christianity within the historic Mediterranean

Ross Kraemer is Professor Emerita within the division of non secular reports at Brown collage. This quantity of essays, conceived and produced by way of scholars, colleagues, and acquaintances bears witness to the breadth of her personal scholarly pursuits. members contain Theodore A. Bergren, Debra Bucher, Lynn Cohick, Mary Rose D’Angelo, Nathaniel P. DesRosiers, Robert Doran, Jennifer Eyl, Paula Fredriksen, John G. Gager, Maxine Grossman, Kim Haines-Eitzen, Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Jordan Kraemer, Robert A. Kraft, Shira L. Lander, Amy-Jill Levine, Susan Marks, E. Ann subject, Renee Levine Melammed, Susan Niditch, Elaine Pagels, Adele Reinhartz, Jordan Rosenblum, Sarah Schwarz, Karen B. Stern, Stanley okay. Stowers, Daniel Ullucci, Arthur Urbano, Heidi Wendt, and Benjamin G. Wright.

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- Twenty-eight unique essays on old Judaism, Christianity, and ladies within the Greco-Roman world

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Mostly they are in the background, characterized by the texts as detractors (see Acts Pet. 1, in which there is an offhand comment stating that Paul often quarreled with the Jews), or they are not seen at all as active players in the lives of the apostles. The exceptions are Simon Magus in Acts Pet. 23–28; a story of Jesus commanding the Sphinx to tell the Jewish high priests that he is God in Acts of Andrew and Matthias; and a story in the Coptic Acts of Andrew and Paul about twenty-seven thousand Jews being baptized after witnessing the resurrection of a dead boy by Andrew and Paul.

14 I would suggest that in both instances it should be taken as copulative, marking a transition to Thecla’s response. 10. , “Actes de Paul,” in Écrits apocryphes chrétiens (ed. F. Bovon and P. Geoltrain; Bibliothèque de la Pléiade 442; Paris: Gallimard, 1997) 1115–77. In a private communication, Prof. ” 11. Oscar von Gebhart, Passio S. F. 2; Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1902). 12. Rordorf, Écrits apocryphes chrétiens, 1136. 13. , 335) 14. Herbert W. Smythe, Greek Grammar (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1971), 644–45.

W. G. Liebeschuetz, Continuity and Change in Roman Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, 1979), esp. 292—93. 7. The ritual creation of obligations to new gods and new ancestors through marriage and/or adoption gives us our closest contemporary correlations to the effects of “converting” to Judaism; see Paula Fredriksen, “Mandatory Retirement: Ideas in the Study of Chris- Fredriksen: “If It Looks like a Duck . ”9 The city itself, post-Alexander, was thus a sort of family-based “religious” institution.

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