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100 1  Cianca, Jenn,|d1978-|eauthor. 
245 10 Sacred ritual, profane space :|bthe Roman house as early 
       Christian meeting place /|cJenn Cianca. 
263    1806 
264  1 Montreal ;|aKingston ;|aLondon ;|aChicago :|bMcGill-
       Queen's University Press,|c2018. 
300    1 online resource 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Studies in Christianity and Judaism series ;|v1 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  The context of house-church Christianity -- Roman domestic
       space -- Roman domestic worship -- House-church 
       Christianity and Roman domestic worship -- Placing ritual 
       : Christians in the Roman house -- Sacred space and the 
       house church. 
520    "This monograph examines the nature of the earliest 
       Christian meeting places, with a special emphasis on the 
       formation of sacred space. The use of domestic spaces by 
       these early groups is widely accepted, but the spaces 
       themselves are usually understood as having been neutral, 
       rather than sacred. In this study, I propose not only that
       these domestic spaces were considered sacred space by the 
       Christian communities that used them, but that they were 
       also complex ritual loci in their own right. Mapping what 
       is known from early Christian texts onto the 
       archaeological data for Roman domestic space here provides
       a new lens through which to examine the relationship 
       between early Christians and their meeting space. In many 
       cases, this meeting space would have included the presence
       of the Roman domestic cult. Despite the fact that the 
       domestic cult was a polytheistic one, at odds with 
       monotheistic Christianity, I assert that its practices 
       likely continued in those places used for worship by the 
       Christians. I also argue that continued practice of the 
       domestic cult in Roman domestic spaces did not preclude 
       the house-church Christians from understanding their 
       rituals or their meeting places as sacred. Theories of 
       sacred space and ritual practice are engaged to 
       demonstrate that the house-church Christians constructed 
       temporary sacred space through ritual enactment. The 
       exploration of meeting places as both inhabited and sacred
       space raises a host of questions about early Christian 
       identity, ritual affiliation, and domestic practice."--
       |cProvided by publihser. 
590    eBooks on EBSCOhost|bEBSCO eBook Subscription Academic 
       Collection - North America 
650  0 House churches|zRome. 
650  0 Sacred space|zRome. 
650  0 Domestic space|zRome. 
650  0 Christianity|zRome. 
650  0 Rites and ceremonies|zRome. 
651  0 Rome|xReligion. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aCianca, Jenn, 1978-|tSacred ritual, 
       profane space.|dMontreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : 
       McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]|z0773553320
       |z9780773553323|w(CaOONL)20189000759|w(DLC)  2018411076
       |w(OCoLC)1013513334 
830  0 Studies in Christianity and Judaism series ;|v1. 
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       db=nlebk&AN=1813165|zOnline eBook via EBSCO. Access 
       restricted to current Rider University students, faculty, 
       and staff. 
856 42 |3Instructions for reading/downloading the EBSCO version 
       of this eBook|uhttp://guides.rider.edu/ebooks/ebsco 
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