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    • Ancient Christian care for prisoners: first and second centuries 

      Nicklas, T. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This study deals with the question as to whether first- and second-century sources reflect ancient Christian practices of care for prisoners and in how far these sources help clarify the reasons why Christians cared for ...
    • Christian prisoners: fifth and sixth century inscriptions from Corinth 

      Breytenbach, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Among the inscriptions from Corinth (in publication), there are graffiti carved into the floor of a prison in Corinth. They shed interesting light on the hopes, beliefs and opinions of Christians from late antiquity. ...
    • The reception of Apphia in the fourth and fifth centuries C.E. 

      Tolmie, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      The aim of this study is to investigate the reception of Apphia (who is mentioned in Philemon 2 as one of the recipients of the letter) in the fourth and fifth centuries C.E. For this purpose the available sources are ...
    • Slavery and early Christianity - a reflection from a human rights perspective 

      Kirchschlaeger, P. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Addressing the topic “slavery and Early Christianity” is a difficult task for various reasons. First, it is complex to reach an understanding of slavery of that time. Secondly, there is the hermeneutic challenge of ...