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Video: Theologian John Fitzgerald on Daily Life in the Ancient Christian World

Author: Arts and Letters

“The day of studying the New Testament text alone is over—as well it should be,” says Notre Dame Professor John Fitzgerald. “As important as the New Testament text is, it comes to life only when it is placed within a community and a society of other people.”

In this video, Fitzgerald discusses his research on early Christian society, including issues such as unemployment and domestic violence.

A theologian working in the fields of biblical studies/Christianity and Judaism in antiquity, his work includes nine books as an author, translator, and editor as well as more than 50 articles and approximately 170 book reviews and book notes.

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