Early Christian Graffiti?

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(Larry Hurtado) Over on my own blog site, I’ve posted about some graffiti from ancient Smyrna that are identified by Roger Bagnall as possibly to confidently Christian:

http://larryhurtado.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/the-earliest-christian-graffito/

See Roger Bagnall, everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011), pp. 22-23.

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About larryhurtado

I'm a scholar in New Testament and Christian Origins, currently Professor of New Testament Language, Literature & Theology in the University of Edinburgh (since 1996), and previously Professor in the Department of Relgiion, University of Manitoba.

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