Eschatology and the Emotions in Early Christianity

  title={Eschatology and the Emotions in Early Christianity},
  author={Stephen C. Barton},
  journal={Journal of Biblical Literature},
  pages={571 - 591}
  • S. Barton
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Biblical Literature
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) I. The Emotions: A Missing Element in the Study of Early Christianity Academic interest in the study of the emotions has grown considerably in recent years. Already an obvious focus of research for the biological sciences, the emotions have gained the attention also of the humanities and the social sciences. Witness developments in such cognate disciplines as philosophy, classical studies, history, social anthropology, and social psychology.1… 
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