Barbarian Philosophy
The Religious Revolution
of Early Christianity


By Guy G. Stroumsa
May 1999
J.C.B. Mohr
ISBN: 3161471059
340 p.
$143.00 Cloth


In the Roman Empire, Christianity came into being as a radical religious movement. This new concept of religion offered dramatic social and anthropological implications and shaped medieval perceptions. This book examines from various angles the radical nature of some of the early Christian beliefs and their dialectical transformation in the first centuries.

History; Theology
Series: Wissenshaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament

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