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A new history of early Christianity

by Charles Freeman

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles Freeman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR162.3 .F73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192463M
    ISBN 109780300125818
    LC Control Number2009012009

    Christianity This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext. This stimulating history of early Christianity revisits the extraordinary birth of a world religion and gives a new slant on a familiar story The relevance of Christianity is as hotly contested today as it has ever been. A New History of Early Christianity shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the.

      The sections on Christianity's expansion eastwards and the tragic history of the churches of central Asia, still a little-known and under-researched subject, are among the very best in the book. The book is a pleasure to just flick through – but it’s also a very able history of this virtually lost Christianity. He’s Swiss, so it’s actually a translation from German by Miranda G Henry.

    The history of Christianity The primitive church The relation of the early church to late Judaism. Christianity began as a movement within Judaism at a period when the Jews had long been dominated culturally and politically by foreign powers and had found in their religion (rather than in their politics or cultural achievements) the linchpin of their community. The relevance of Christianity is as hotly contested today as it has ever been. "A New History of Early Christianity" shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to resolve them/5().


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It is a story that brims over with fascinating accounts, intriguing quotations from figures in the ancient Mediterranean, and illuminating historical analysis. This is A new history of early Christianity book History book, not a theological manifesto, and as such it is very successful, especially in the account of the first two centuries of Christianity.

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(“How Christianity Spread: The 1 Percent and the 99 Percent in Ancient Rome,” read. to read + pages of christianity's history is to read + pages of world history since christianity has been a prime mover of human history.

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This book is a rattling good read, and you'll encounter all sorts of fascinating facts and stories,'Catholic Herald. 'Will likely become the standard text for introductory courses,'Religious Studies Review.

pages, softcover. Yale University. A New History of Early Pages: The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present.

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A New History of Early Christianity shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to resolve them. Charles Freeman's meticulous historical account of Christianity from its birth in Judaea in the first century A.D.

to the emergence of Western and Eastern /5(39). The relevance of Christianity is as hotly contested today as it has ever been. "A New History of Early Christianity" shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to resolve them.

Charles Freeman's meticulous historical account of Christianity from its birth in Judaea in the first century A.D. ”A New History of Early Christianity‘ is a masterful book, and a pleasure to read.

Freeman narrates the development, diversity, and spread of Christianity with originality and verve. It is a story that brims over with fascinating accounts, intriguing quotations from figures in the ancient Mediterranean, and illuminating historical analysis. "A New History of Early Christianity" shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to resolve them.

Charles Freeman's meticulous historical account of Christianity from its birth in Judaea in the first century A.D. to the emergence of Western and Eastern /5(39).

Brings a new approach to the interpretation of the sources used to study the Early Christian era - reading history backwards.

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This book presents a narrative history of Christianity, from the Early Church to the Dawn of the Protestant Reformation. From Jesus’ apostles to John Wycliffe, González traces theological issues and developments within traditions of the church, including major events outside of Europe.

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[Charles Freeman] The earliest Christian art --Celsus confronts the Christians --The challenge of Greek philosophy --Origen and early Christian scholarship --New beginnings: # Christianity--History--Primitive and early church.