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

Author: Jonathan Hill
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn : Fortress Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Fortress Press edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hill
ISBN: 9780800697778 : 0800697774
OCLC Number: 646121979
Notes: Originally published: The crucible of Christianity : the forging of a world faith. -- London : Lion Hudson, 2010.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
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.
Other Titles: Crucible of Christianity
Responsibility: Jonathan Hill.

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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.
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