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The Rise of Christianity
Now one of the world's predominant religions, Christianity survived difficult beginnings during a turbulent time in history. The authors of the essays in this volume discuss the birth, growth, and spread of Christianity as well as the problems faced by the early christians. (20020701)
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Greenhaven Press
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This book reads like a history of the rise of Christianity by people who have very little understanding of biblical Christianity. It reads like the sort of story that many writers try to tell about early Christianity without taking the Bible seriously , or having any knowledge of the endurance of Jewish Christianity to the present day . It is more than a little bit awkward as a reader to come to a book like this one and know more about the subject matter being swept under the rug than the ...more
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