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Earliest Christianity

Johannes Weiss

Earliest Christianity

a history of the period A.D. 30-150

by Johannes Weiss

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohannes Weiss. Vol. 1.
SeriesHarper torchbooks
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20328917M

  About the Author John G. Gager is William H. Danforth Professor of Religion (Emeritus) at Princeton University. His books include Moses in Greco-Roman Paganism; Kingdom and Community: The Social World of Early Christianity; The Origins of Anti-Semitism: Attitudes toward Judaism in Pagan and Christian Antiquity; Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World; and Reinventing . In December, , early Christian writings containing many secrets of the early Christian religion were found in upper Egypt, a location where many Christians fled during the Roman invasion of Jerusalem. Undisturbed since their concealment almost two thousand years ago, these manuscripts of Christian mysticism rank in importance with the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Many consider this exposition of the first few chapters of Romans a Christian classic. In it, Nee defines and describes good Christian living, deriving insights from his reading of Paul's letter. Nee, Watchman () Chinese evangelist and author. Weapon of Prayer by Bounds, Edward M. (), Edward Bounds states: "The life of the.   According to our earliest records, the first “Christians” to believe in the death and resurrection of Jesus were 11 male disciples and a handful of women—say 20 people altogether.

Online Books at Early Christian Writings: books by Albert Schweitzer, Alfred Loisy, and many others. Home > Online Books. Online Books. Please support this web site by buying the CD with over MB of information and texts! The CD contains all the books found on the Early Christian . This stimulating history of early Christianity revisits the extraordinary birth of a world religion and gives a new slant on a familiar story The relevance of Christianity is as hotly contested today as it has ever been. A New History of Early Christianity shows how our current debates are rooted in the many controversies surrounding the birth of the religion and the earliest attempts to.


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