Overview of the Sources and their Geographical Distribution

The Spread of Early Christianity (see especially Bauer, Orthodoxy Harnack, Mission 2)

Classification of Extant Sources (Primary, Secondary)

Selected Problems Confronting Early Christianity

What Happens When the Expected End Fails to Arrive?
How is Authority Constituted, Recognized, Enforced, Transmitted?
Belief and Conduct in Christian Communities
Relationships to Surrounding Societies

Synthesis: Types of Varieties of Early Christianity