A complex subject for sure – but interesting. We seeone of the great cultures of antiquity in its death throes and, simultaneously,one of the world’s great religions becoming established inside it. As interesting as the subject matter is we still findthe study of early Christianity fraught with problems, including alack of original sources, bias on the part of Christians for their cause, biasagainst them by their enemies, and changes within the church’s perception ofitself and its mission.
History of the Ancient World: Trial by Fire: a Comparison of Provincial Cremations within the Roman Empire and the Implications for Cultural Analysis.
History of the Ancient World: The Roman Empire: the Defender of Early First Century Christianity.
History of the Ancient World: The environment, Christianity, and the Roman Empire: an ecological interpretation. [thesis from Humboldt State]
@The Archaeology of the Mediterranean World The Archaeology of Religion and Culture in Late Antique Greece http://mediterraneanworld.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/the-archaeology-of-religion-and-culture-in-late-antique-greece/