Donatist Martyr Stories: The Church in Conflict in Roman North Africa (Translated Texts for Historians LUP)

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With this volume, Donatism regains its voice and its hagiography is available in English for the first time. The stories included provide a unique opportunity to glimpse the daily life of the church which for over a century was the faith of the majority of North African Christians. The narratives represent the lives and deaths of Christians who carried on pre-Constantine traditions from the fourth century to the advent of Islam.

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Maureen A. Tilley received her AB Classical in Latin from the University of San Francisco, and MA in Theology/Scripture from St. Michael's College and her PhD in Religion from Duke University. She is currently Associate Professor of Religion at The Florida State University in Tallahassee where
she teaches courses on Christianity in Late Antiquity, New Testament and Afro-Caribbean religions. Dr. Tilley's special interests include North African hagiography, the history of liturgy and the history of biblical interpretation. Her most recent travels have taken her to Tunisia (ancient Africa
Proconsularis), the home of Donatism. She is the author of The Bible in North Africa: The Donatist World, forthcoming from Fortress in 1997.

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