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The Resource Books and readers in the early church : a history of early Christian texts, Harry Y. Gamble

Books and readers in the early church : a history of early Christian texts, Harry Y. Gamble

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Books and readers in the early church : a history of early Christian texts
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Books and readers in the early church
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a history of early Christian texts
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Harry Y. Gamble
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Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating and lively book provides the first comprehensive discussion of the production, circulation, and use of books in early Christianity. It explores the extent of literacy in early Christian communities the relation in the early church between oral tradition and written materials; the physical form of early Christian books; how books were produced, transcribed, published, duplicated, and disseminated; how Christian libraries were formed who read the books, in what circumstances, and to what purposes
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Books and readers in the early church : a history of early Christian texts, Harry Y. Gamble
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Books and readers in the early church : a history of early Christian texts, Harry Y. Gamble
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1cc2kgb
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-334) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
Literacy and literary culture in early Christianity -- The early Christian book -- The publication and circulation of early Christian literature -- Early Christian libraries -- The uses of early Christian books
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9780300194340
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illustrations.
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