And You Welcomed Me Paperback
A Sourcebook on Hospitality in Early Christianity
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And You Welcomed Me
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The project identifies letters, diary accounts, instructions, sermons, travelogues, and community records and rules that give us a window into a world of early communities that saw it as their duty and their privilege to care for the sick, to safeguard the pilgrim, and to host the stranger.
Each document is placed in historical, geographical, and social context as it contributes to an emerging picture of these communities.
The volume addresses the motivations and practices of communities that risked extending hospitality. Why did these communities take great risks for the socially vulnerable? What stake did they have in pilgrims and the sick? What communal experiences supported and sustained both the communities and their audiences? How was hospitality cultivated?
And You Welcomed Me by Amy Oden was published by Abingdon Press in April 2002 and is our 51672nd best seller. The ISBN for And You Welcomed Me is 9780687096718.
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Details for And You Welcomed Me
|Author / Artist||Amy Oden|
|Publisher||Abingdon Press (April 2002)|
|Editor||Amy G. Oden|
|Number of Pages||320|
|Page last updated||12th September 2017|