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eBook A Political History of Early Christianity ePub
Author: Allen Brent
Language: English
ISBN: 0567031756
ISBN13: 978-0567031754
Publisher: T&T Clark; 1 edition (November 1, 2009)
Pages: 344
Category: World
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 341
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ePub file: 1562 kb
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Brent focuses on the reformation of republican religion and the exercise of political authority in Augustan society.

Brent focuses on the reformation of republican religion and the exercise of political authority in Augustan society. Augustus' revolution involved a reformation also of republican religion that provided legitimation for the exercise of political authority. How was Christianity, if it were to achieve transformation of contemporary society, to respond to such an apparently unassailable position? How indeed was it to develop both the aim and the strategy for so doing? It needed to shed its original apocalyptic solution in which the certainty of the imminence of the second advent meant that there was no need for actions with political implications in this world.

Request PDF On Jul 1, 2011, Dennis P. Quinn and others published A Political History of Early Christianity – By. .The project of the book can be defined more exactly.

The project of the book can be defined more exactly. Harris sets out to examine the evidence for ancient thought about anger and to contextualize it, placing it in a socially oriented history of ideas. This project explains the structure of the book. Part 1 considers the relevant material, above all the Hellenistic-Roman philosophical treatises on control of anger, and explores questions of method and approach.

Allen Brent is a scholar of early Christian history and literature

Allen Brent is a scholar of early Christian history and literature. He is a Fellow of St Edmund's College, Cambridge, formerly Dean (2012-2013), was an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge in 1998-2010.

Allen Brent's Political History of Early Christianity is breath-taking and ground-breaking. However, Brent demonstrates that this does not reduce Jesus and the movement that evolved in his name to a group of mere social revolutionaries

Allen Brent is a Professor of Early Christian History and Literature, currently at University of London, King's College.

Allen Brent is a Professor of Early Christian History and Literature, currently at University of London, King's College. His work explores the interface between Early Christianity and Classical Culture, with particular emphasis on non literary iconographical and epigraphic sources that illuminate the literary evidence. Born in the East End of London during the Second World War, following education Allen Brent is a Professor of Early Christian History and Literature, currently at University of London, King's College

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Allen Brent Published by T&T Clark International A Continuum Imprint The Tower Building, 11 York Road, London SE1 .

Allen Brent Published by T&T Clark International A Continuum Imprint The Tower Building, 11 York Road, London SE1 7NX 80 Maiden Lane, Suite 704, New York, NY 10038. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or any information storage or retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publishers. This book traces the history of early Christianity as a political movement with serious political challenges to the Pagan Empire that pagans correctly identi- fied and of which they did well to be aware.

A Political History of Early Christianity. Allen Brent tells the story of the triumph of Early Christianity in the political context of the Roman Empire. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780567031754. Release Date:November 2009.

History of Political Philosophy in Social and Political Philosophy. Similar books and articles. William of Ockham and Early Christianity. Philosophy of Religion. categorize this paper).

Allen Brent tells the story of the triumph of Early Christianity in the political context of the Roman Empire.
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