The First One Hundred Years of Christianity

An Introduction to Its History, Literature, and Development
Product Number: EB00763430
Released: Apr 21, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781493422425
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

Beginning as a marginal group in Galilee, the movement initiated by Jesus of Nazareth became a world religion within 100 years. Why, among various religious movements, did Christianity succeed? This major work by internationally renowned scholar Udo Schnelle traces the historical, cultural, and theological influences and developments of the early years of the Christian movement. It shows how Christianity provided an intellectual framework, a literature, and socialization among converts that led to its enduring influence. Senior New Testament scholar James Thompson offers a clear, fluent English translation of the successful German edition.

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Author(s): Udo Schnelle
Genre: Religion, History
Original Publish Date: Apr 21, 2020

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