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When Children Became People

The Birth of Childhood in Early Christianity

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When Children Became People by O. M. Bakke
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Bakke paints a fascinating picture of children's first real emergence as people against a backdrop of the ancient world. Using theological and social history research, Bakke compares Greco-Roman and Christian attitudes toward abortion and child prostitution, pedagogy and moral upbringing, and the involvement of children in liturgy and church life. He also assesses Christian attitudes toward children in the church's developing doctrinal commitments. Today, growing numbers of children are impoverished, exploited, abandoned, orphaned, or killed. Bakke's insightful work begins to untangle the roots of their complex plight.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2005
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Contributor
Translated by Brian McNeil
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Augsburg Fortress
Pages
357
Dimensions
164x229x24
ISBN-13
9780800637255
Product ID
1821183

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