Recent Bibliography on Pagan/Christian Interaction in Late Antiquity

In reply to a request of November, 2001 for recent material on pagan/Christian interactions in Late Antiquity, readers of LT-ANTIQ made a number of suggestions.   Thanks are especially due to R. Laval Hunsucker, Pierre-Louis Malosse, Kayoko Tabata, and  Jo Walton.

Originally posted April 13, 2002.

Online Bibliographies of Late Antiquity

General works:

Chuvin, Pierre. Chronique des derniers paoens.  Paris: Belles Lettres, 1990.

----.  A Chronicle of the Last Pagans.   Cambridge, Mass:   Harvard U.P. 1990.

Doran, Robert.  Birth of a worldview : early Christianity in its Jewish and pagan context. Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

Fletcher, Richard.  The Conversion of Europe: From Paganism to Christianity 371-1386 AD.  New York:  Harper Collins, 1997.

Hopkins, Keith.  A world full of gods : pagans, Jews and Christians in the Roman Empire.  London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.

Lee, A.D. Pagans and Christians in late antiquity : a sourcebook.  London: Routledge, 2000.

MacMullen, Ramsay.  Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries.New Haven : Yale U.P., 1997.
More specialized works:

Brent, Allen.  The imperial cult and the development of church order : concepts and images of authority in paganism and early Christianity before the age of Cyprian. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, vol. 45. Leiden: Brill, 1999.

Review of Brent by H.A. Drake, in Journal of Early Christian Studies : Journal of the North American Patristics Society, 9 (2001): .403 f.
Corti, Carla, Diana Neri, and Pierangelo Pancaldi, eds.  Pagani e cristiani : forme ed attestazioni di religiosità del mondo
antico nell'Emilia centrale. Bologna : Aspasia, 2001.

Curran, John R.  Pagan city and Christian capital : Rome in the fourth century. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2000.

Drake, H.A. Constantine and the bishops : the politics of intolerance.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press,

Ensoli, S.and E. La Rocca,  eds.  Aurea Roma. Dalla citta' pagana alla citta' Cristiana. Catalogo della mostra. Roma 2000-2001, 22 dicembre - 20 aprile. Roma: L'ERMA di Bretschneider, 2000.

Fine Steven, ed.   Jews, Christians and polytheists in the ancient synagogue: cultural interaction during the Greco-Roman period. Baltimore Studies in the History of Judaism.  London: Routledge, 1999. -

Klauck, Hans-Josef.  Magic and paganism in early Christianity : the world of the Acts of the Apostles.  Translated by  Brian McNeil. Edinburgh : T&T Clark, 2000.

Kraus, Wolfgang.   Zwischen Jerusalem und Antiochia : die "Hellenisten," Paulus und die Aufnahme der Heiden in das endzeitliche Gottesvolk.  Stuttgart : Verlag Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1999.

Oort,  J. van  and D. Wyrwa, eds.   Heiden und Christen im 5. Jahrhundert.  Leuven: Peeters, 1998.

Paschoud,  F.,  "L'intolérance chrétienne vue et jugie par les paoens." Cristianesimo nella Storia 11, 3 (1990):  545-577.

Rothaus, Richard M.  Corinth: the first city of Greece : an urban history of late antique cult and religion.  Leiden: Brill, 2000.

Rousselle, Aline.  La contamination spirituelle : science, droit et religion dans l'antiquité.  Paris : Les belles lettres, 1998.

Watts, Dorothy.  Religion in late Roman Britain : forces of change.  London: Routledge, 1998.