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Christianity

how a despised sect from a minority religion came to dominate the Roman Empire

Fortress Press ed.

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Published by Fortress Press in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English.

About the Book

Explores the early development of Christianity after Jesus's death, discussing such topics as leaders and opponents, ideas that survived, persecutions, and how the average Christian worshiped.

About the Edition

Explores the early development of Christianity after Jesus's death, discussing such topics as leaders and opponents, ideas that survived, persecutions, and how the average Christian worshiped.

Table of Contents

Jesus and the first Christians --
From one generation to the next --
Opposition and persecution --
The Church in the empire --
Christians in a hostile world --
Christian philosophy --
Heresy and orthodoxy --
The Christian empire --
A divided Church --
The first monks --
The official Church.

Edition Notes

Originally published: The crucible of Christianity : the forging of a world faith. -- London : Lion Hudson, 2010.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-252) and indexes.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
270.1
Library of Congress
BR165 .H55 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
256 pages :
Number of pages
256

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26302899M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780800697778
ISBN 10
0800697774
ISBN 13
9780800697778
OCLC/WorldCat
646121979
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