Pasolini's Saint Paul and Early Christianity in Communist Historiography

@article{Terrar2016PasolinisSP,
  title={Pasolini's Saint Paul and Early Christianity in Communist Historiography},
  author={T. Terrar},
  journal={Journal of Early Christian History},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={111 - 151}
}
  • T. Terrar
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • Journal of Early Christian History
ABSTRACT This article is a survey of twentieth-century communist historical scholarship concerning early Christianity. It is inspired by the recent publication in English of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s (1922–1975) screenplay Saint Paul. The historiography will be of interest to those concerned with the rise and fall of proletarian government. It focuses on the resistance to Roman imperialism, slavery and emperor worship that helped overthrow the Empire. It summarises left historiography concerning… Expand

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