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Martyrdom, Myth and Memory: Rhetoric and the Construction of Early Christian Identity

Martyrdom, Myth and Memory: Rhetoric and the Construction of Early Christian Identity
170 St. George Street, Room 100a
Time: Sep 26th, 4:00 pm End: Sep 26th, 5:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), French (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Classics (FAS), Book History/Print Culture, 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500, 1-400 CE
Lecture by Candida Moss, University of Notre Dame

Martyrdom, Myth, and Memory: Rhetoric and the Construction of Early Christian Identity

Candida Moss
Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, University of Notre Dame

Thursday, September 26, 4:00 PM
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100

Within four years of receiving her PhD from Yale University in 2008, Professor Moss had already been promoted to full professor at the University of Notre Dame. The winner of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise in 2011, Professor Moss is the author of The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom (Oxford 2010); Ancient Christian Martyrdom: Diverse Practices, Ideologies, and Traditions (Yale 2012); and, most recently, The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom (HarperCollins 2013).


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