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On the true doctrine : a discourse against the Christians

Author: Celsus, (Platonic philosopher); R Joseph Hoffmann
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The works of Celsus are among the few early works critical of Christianity to have survived the 2nd and 3rd centuries. The translator of this edited collection of his work has painstakingly restored  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Early works to 1800
Controversial literature Early works to 1800
Named Person: Celsus, (Platonic philosopher)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Celsus, (Platonic philosopher); R Joseph Hoffmann
ISBN: 0195041518 9780195041514 019504150X 9780195041507
OCLC Number: 13580127
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Notes: Translation of: Alēthēs logos.
Description: xiii, 146 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: General introduction: Anti-Christian polemic before Celsus --
Pagan opposition : from moral to intellectual critique --
Celsus. On the true doctrine: The unoriginality of the Christian faith --
Address to the Jews --
Christian doctrine compared to that of the Greeks --
Critique of Christian teaching --
On Jews and Christians --
Critique of Christian doctrine --
The Christian doctrine of God --
The Christian doctrine of resurrection --
Christian iconoclasm.
Other Titles: Alēthēs logos.
Responsibility: Celsus ; translated with a general introduction by R. Joseph Hoffmann.
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This is a useful addition to any Patristic collection and at such a reasonable price easily accessible to scholars of limited means. Abba Seraphim, The Glastonbury Bulletin, No. 92, March 1996

 
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