Gods and the One God

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1 ian. 1988 - 211 pagini

This volume in the Library of Early Christianity series explores the early Christian movement, especially as it is described in the book of Acts, and uses information about other religions being practiced during the same time period to fill in the story of religious confliect.

The Library of Early Christianity is a series of eight outstanding books exploring the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts in which the New Testament developed.

 

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Foreword by Wayne A Meeks
13
Gods in the Book of Acts
19
Mediterranean Religions Westward
29
Christian Missionaries Against Idolatry
45
Functions of Gods and Goddesses
54
The Deeds of Individual Gods and Heroes
62
The Philosophical Doctrine of God
75
Christian Doctrines of God
84
The Cosmic Christ
112
Divergent Christologies at Antioch
124
Also the Holy Spirit
136
Three Gods in One
150
Creeds and Cult
164
Notes
177
Reading List
201
Index
207

Deeds and Names
95

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Despre autor (1988)

Robert M. Grant is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Chicago Divinity School in Chicago, Illinois. He is a renowned authority on the history of early Christianity.

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