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FT-13781-78

Thomas M. Finn
College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA 23186-0002)

The School at Alexandria: Education and Social Mobility in Early Christianity

To examine the social world of early Christianity. The social mobility of early Christians will be dealt with as a critical factor in the decline of the School of Alexandria the earliest Christian institution of higher learning. How educated Christians did manage to enter Greco-Roman social institutions will be studied as a facet of the growth of a successful new religion.

Project fields:
History of Religion

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1978 – 8/31/1978