The Resource A new history of early Christianity, Charles Freeman, (electronic book)

A new history of early Christianity, Charles Freeman, (electronic book)

Label
A new history of early Christianity
Title
A new history of early Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Charles Freeman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1947-
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Freeman, Charles
Dewey number
270.1
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR162.3
LC item number
.F73 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Church history
Label
A new history of early Christianity, Charles Freeman, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part one: Beginnings. A trial ; The seedbed : Judaism in the first century AD ; Jesus before the Gospels ; Breaking away : the first Christianities ; What did Paul achieve? ; The letter to the Hebrews ; Fifty years on : the Gospel writers reflect on Jesus ; John and the Jerusalem Christians ; Creating a New Testament ; No second coming : the search for stability -- Part two: Becoming Christian. Toeholds in a wider empire ; Open borders : the overlapping worlds of Christians and Jews ; Was there a gnostic challenge? ; The idea of a church ; To compromise or reject : confronting the material world -- Interlude one: the earliest Christian art -- Celsus confronts the Christians -- The challenge of Greek philosophy -- Origen and early Christian scholarship -- New beginnings : the emergence of a Latin Christianity -- Victims or volunteers : Christian martyrs -- The spread of Christian communities -- Part three: The imperial church. The motives of Constantine ; Debating the nature of God ; The stifling of Christian diversity ; The assault on paganism ; 'No one is honoured before him' : the rise of the bishop -- Interlude two: the art of imperial Christianity -- An obsession with the flesh -- The end of optimism : Augustine and the consequences of sin -- Divine but human -- The closing of the schools -- A fragile church : Christianity and the collapse of the western empire -- Faith, certainty, and the unknown God
Control code
ebr10587844
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 377 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A new history of early Christianity, Charles Freeman, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part one: Beginnings. A trial ; The seedbed : Judaism in the first century AD ; Jesus before the Gospels ; Breaking away : the first Christianities ; What did Paul achieve? ; The letter to the Hebrews ; Fifty years on : the Gospel writers reflect on Jesus ; John and the Jerusalem Christians ; Creating a New Testament ; No second coming : the search for stability -- Part two: Becoming Christian. Toeholds in a wider empire ; Open borders : the overlapping worlds of Christians and Jews ; Was there a gnostic challenge? ; The idea of a church ; To compromise or reject : confronting the material world -- Interlude one: the earliest Christian art -- Celsus confronts the Christians -- The challenge of Greek philosophy -- Origen and early Christian scholarship -- New beginnings : the emergence of a Latin Christianity -- Victims or volunteers : Christian martyrs -- The spread of Christian communities -- Part three: The imperial church. The motives of Constantine ; Debating the nature of God ; The stifling of Christian diversity ; The assault on paganism ; 'No one is honoured before him' : the rise of the bishop -- Interlude two: the art of imperial Christianity -- An obsession with the flesh -- The end of optimism : Augustine and the consequences of sin -- Divine but human -- The closing of the schools -- A fragile church : Christianity and the collapse of the western empire -- Faith, certainty, and the unknown God
Control code
ebr10587844
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 377 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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