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By Cornelia Horn,Robert Phenix

Social, cultural, theological, and monetary displays of youngsters supply very important clues to knowing the improvement of Christianity and society in overdue Antiquity. This quantity brings jointly reports of a various selection of resources - patristic texts, apocrypha, medicinal treatises, hagiography, pseudepigrapha, papyri, and extra - illuminating how young children mediated the connection among Christian inspiration and overdue old society. The participants tackle the lifestyles of kid's tradition, drugs and therapeutic of kids, incapacity and deformed teenagers, the commercial situation of orphans, theological appropriations of kids, the shows of relations relationships in Christian notion, monasticism and kinfolk duties, early Christian reaction to pedophilia and the formation of Christian moral id, and the function of youngsters in apocryphal texts.
With contributions by:
Reidar Aasgaard, Tony Burke, Carole Monica C. Burnett, Susan R. Holman, Cornelia B. Horn; Inta Ivanovska, Nicole Kelley, Chrysi Kotsifou, John W. Martens, Robert R. Phenix, Carrie Schroeder, Ville Vuolanto

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