Teachers in Late Antique Christianity

Edited by Peter Gemeinhardt, Olga Lorgeoux, and Maria Munkholt Christensen
[Lehrer im Christentum der Spätantike.]
2018. XI, 278 pages.
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Religious education was crucial to the emergence and development of Christianity in late antiquity. It stood within the tension between human and divine agency. This volume analyzes the human agents of such education: bishops, catechists, mothers and fathers, and both male and female monastic teachers. It thus offers a comparative analysis of teachers' roles in Christian educational contexts.

Studies in Education and Religion in Ancient and Pre-Modern History in the Mediterranean and Its Environs (SERAPHIM)