Christianizing the Roman Empire: (A. D. 100-400) / Edition 1

Christianizing the Roman Empire: (A. D. 100-400) / Edition 1

by Ramsay MacMullen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300036426

ISBN-13: 9780300036428

Pub. Date: 09/28/1986

Publisher: Yale University Press

How did the early Christian church manage to win its dominant place in the Roman world? In his newest book, an eminent historian of ancient Rome examines this question from a secular-rather than an ecclesiastical-viewpoint. MacMullen's provocative conclusion is that mass conversions to Christianity were based more on the appeal of miracle or the opportunity for

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How did the early Christian church manage to win its dominant place in the Roman world? In his newest book, an eminent historian of ancient Rome examines this question from a secular-rather than an ecclesiastical-viewpoint. MacMullen's provocative conclusion is that mass conversions to Christianity were based more on the appeal of miracle or the opportunity for worldly advantages then simply on a 'rising tide of Christian piety.'

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ISBN-13:
9780300036428
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1986
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,257,079
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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