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A world full of Gods : pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Roman empire

Author: Keith Hopkins
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1999, Hopkins explains why Christianity triumphed during the Roman Empire and challenges our perceptions about what religion was really like in its early stages. The author also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Hopkins
ISBN: 0297819828 9780297819820
OCLC Number: 41959750
Description: 402 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. A World Full of Gods --
Ch. 2. Jews and Christians, or How the Dead Sea Scrolls were Found and Lost --
Ch. 3. The Christian Revolution --
Ch. 4. Jesus and his Twin Brother --
Ch. 5. Magic, Temple-Tales and Oppressive Power --
Ch. 6. Pagans vs Christians vs Jews --
Ch. 7. Recreating the Cosmos --
Ch. 8. Jesus and the New Testament, or The Construction of a Sacred Hero.
Responsibility: Keith Hopkins.
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