Augustus to Constantine (Paper)

The Rise and Triumph of Christianity in the Roman World

  • 9780664227722
  • 6x9
  • 392
  • 125.00
  • Paper
  • 0664227724
  • 10/8/2004
  • In Stock
$ 40.00

Description

This masterful study of the early centuries of Christianity vividly brings to life the religious, political, and cultural developments through which the faith that began as a sect within Judaism became finally the religion of the Roman empire. First published in 1970, Grant's classic is enhanced with a new foreward by Margaret M. Mitchell, which assesses its importance and puts the reader in touch with the advances of current research.

Reviews

Ecclesiastical History (Vol. 56, No. 4, Oct. 2005) "[A]n excellent and above all else, sensible, vantage point from which to view the tangled complexities of this seminal period in Christian history." --James Carleton Paget, Peterhouse, Cambridge

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