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Earliest Christianity: A History of the Period AD 30-150, 2 Vols

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Two volume hardcover set originally published as Das Urchristentum in Germany & as The History of Primitive Christianity (1937) here. Translated by Frederick C. Grant. Manuscript completed for publication by Rudolf Knopf.
Preface to the Torchbook Edition
Selected Bibliography
List of Abbreviations
The Primitive Community
The Gentile Mission & Paul the Missionary
Paul th
Hardcover, 870 pages
Published November 28th 1984 by Peter Smith Publisher, Inc. (Gloucester, MA) (first published 1917)
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Erik Graff
Mar 19, 2016 Erik Graff rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: those interested in the early church or in the development of Christian historiography
Recommended to Erik by: Walter Wink
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Weiss is representative of the best German scholarship as regards the history and theology of the early Christian movement. A seminal thinker, he is responsible for the development of both form criticism and the Q hypothesis. Like Albert Schweitzer, he traces the theology of the church back to an original eschatological faith, a belief which gradually moved into the background as it became evident that the world was not about to end.

The memory of reading these two volumes is a pleasant one. My w
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