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Religious Context of Early Christianity A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions (Studies of the New Testament and Its World) by Hans-Josef Klauck

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Published by T. & T. Clark Publishers, Ltd. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Early Church,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Christian Theology - History,
  • Religion - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7854324M
ISBN 100567086933
ISBN 109780567086938

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Klauck's is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, his volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context. Besides describing ordinary domestic and civic religion and popular belief (including astrology, divination and "magic. The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions (Studies of the New Testament and Its World) [Klauck, Hans Josef] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions (Studies of the New Testament and Its World)Cited by: The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions by Hans-Josef Klauck avg rating — 23 ratings — published — 4 editions. Klauck's is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, his volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context.

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Get this from a library! The religious context of early Christianity: a guide to Graeco-Roman religions. [Hans-Josef Klauck] -- "This is a guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity." "Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, the . The early Christians experienced ostracism and misunderstanding because of their religious language and practice. Pliny the Younger was a governor in what is now known as Turkey from A.D.   For primary source material on early Christianity (apart from the obvious, i.e., the NT, the Nag Hammadi finds, etc.) there is a series New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity which has at least 9 volumes (as I own these 9 volumes but haven't checked if more have been published since the 9th) which are mostly collections of published. |a The religious context of early Christianity: |b a guide to Graeco-Roman religions / |c Hans-Josef Klauck ; translated by Brian McNeil. |a Edinburgh: |b T & T Clark, |c |a xxvii, p. ; |c 23 cm. 0 |a Studies of the New Testament and its world |a Translated from the German.