Exam 1 Review - Varieties-Exam 1 Review #4 Study guide...

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Varieties—Exam 1 Review #4 Study guide -honor and shame—in relation to men and women (gendered term); women could shame men (infidelity); reputation very important; women had a lot of power; paganism -patron client—Roman; when someone was a slave then freed, they still had obligation to former master -celibacy—not participating in legal marriage -chastity—no sex (monks and nuns) ___--roman politician; represented emperor; sent to Bethinia (Roman province) to take care of political matters; important to context of early Christianity because _ Christians put on trial; ordered to give offer of incense (imperial cult); would not do that offering if Christians; form of treason if refused to pay offering to emperor General fear of hiteria associations (political associations in Rome); Christians sought out for trial; not allowed to seek them, but only could put them on trial if they came across them (Wilkin text) Problem with atheism=treason Martyrdom—defend/die for faith; body considered very valuable so it’s a great sacrifice;
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course RELGST 1130 taught by Professor Rebeccadenova during the Spring '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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Exam 1 Review - Varieties-Exam 1 Review #4 Study guide...

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