Peter R. Brown

Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus. Senior Historian.
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112 41 William St.
Publications List: 
  • "Treasure in Heaven: The Holy Poor in Early Christianity" 2016
  • "The Ransom of the Soul" 2015
  • "Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD" 2012
  • "Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire" 2001
  • "The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000" 1996
  • "Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman World" 1995
  • "Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire" 1992
  • "The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity" 1988
  • "Late Antiquity" 1987
  • "Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity" 1982
  • "The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity" 1981
  • "The Making of Late Antiquity" 1978
  • "The World of Late Antiquity: AD 150-750" 1971
  • "Augustine of Hippo: a Biography" 1967