Shared Lives, Different Religions? The Roman Empire in the First Two Centuries

Our second panel at the SBL/AAR meetings is focused on the theme Shared Lives, Different Religions? The Roman Empire in the First Two Centuries.  Jörg Rüpke, Nicola Denzey Lewis, and Zsuzsa Varhelyi will offer remarks on the topic, and we have left a full 40 minutes for discussion following their presentations.  Please join us on Saturday, 11/23/2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in Stadium Ballroom 1 of the Marriott Baltimore Inner Harbor.

Links to the paper abstracts can be found below.

Jörg Rüpke, Universität Erfurt
Individualisation and Group Formation in Second Century Rome: The Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, Mithraism, Christianity, and the Sodales of the Imperial Cult

Nicola Denzey Lewis, Brown University
The Myth of Conversion: Christian Adherence, Group, and Religious Identity in Second Century Rome

Zsuzsanna Varhelyi, Boston University
Telling a Li(f)e: The Uses and Abuses of Religious Biographies

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