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The prince of this world

Author: Adam Kotsko
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calling upon us to rethink some of our most treasured contemporary values, this book shows where the Christian idea of the devil came from-and how it eventually took over Christian theology, turning  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kotsko, Adam.
Prince of this world.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016024047
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Kotsko
ISBN: 9781503600218 1503600211
OCLC Number: 951094509
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : why the devil? --
The Hebrew biblical tradition : the paradox of minority monotheism --
The New Testament and early Christianity : apocalyptic and its Christian vicissitudes --
Monasticism and medieval Christianity : the ransom paid the devil --
The fall of the devil --
The earthly city --
Life in hell --
Conclusion : the legacy of the devil.
Responsibility: Adam Kotsko.

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"The devil's visitations have been multivalent in the course of history and we should not be shocked by the reach of his wily creativity. The devil is, as ever, the prince of this world, and he will Read more...

 
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