This masterful study of the early centuries of Christianity vividly brings to life the religious, political, and cultural developments through which the faith that began as a sect within Judaism became finally the religion of the Roman empire. First published in 1970, Grant's classic is enhanced with a new foreward by Margaret M. Mitchell, which assesses its importance and puts the reader in touch with the advances of current research.
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A major study of the Christian movement as it broke the boundaries of Palestine and spread throughout the Graeco-Roman world.About the Author:
Robert M. Grant is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Chicago Divinity School in Chicago, Illinois. He is a renowned authority on the history of early Christianity.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0062503502