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The Convivial Background of Romans 1:26-27

@inproceedings{Dodson2017TheCB,
  title={The Convivial Background of Romans 1:26-27},
  author={Joseph R. Dodson},
  year={2017}
}
  • Joseph R. Dodson
  • Published 2017
  • The convivium served as Rome’s “after-dark entertainment,” 1 of which idolatry and feasting led to a steady march toward inebriation and wild promiscuity. 2 Temples provided dining facilities for both sacrificial meals and private parties, which were almost always connected with a sacrifice to the gods. 3 Consequently at the convivia, hymns would be sung, cups lifted up, prayers spoken forth, and libations poured out in celebration and worship of the deities considered to be present at the… CONTINUE READING

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