Department of Religious Studies

"The Acts of Peter and Roman Family Values: Mutations of Early Christian Narratives"

Mon, April 12, 2010 | AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Lecture by Christine Thomas (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Christine Thomas is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is author of The Acts of Peter, Gospel Literature, and the Ancient Novel: Rewriting the Past (Oxford, 2003) and "Placing the Dead: Funerary Practice and Social Stratification in the Early Roman Period at Corinth and Ephesos." She is co-author with Thomas Drew-Bear of both Actes du Ier Congrès International sur Antioche de Pisidie and Phrygian Votive Steles.  She is the co-director of the Ephesos Harbor Project, an archaeological dig looking for artifacts of the Christian community at the time of the Apostle Paul.

Sponsored by: Department of Religious Studies; Institute for the Study of Antiquity and Christian Origins

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