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The triumph of Christianity : how a forbidden religion swept the world, Bart D. Ehrman

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The triumph of Christianity : how a forbidden religion swept the world
Title
The triumph of Christianity
Title remainder
how a forbidden religion swept the world
Statement of responsibility
Bart D. Ehrman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In The Triumph of Christianity, Bart Ehrman, a master explainer of Christian history, texts, and traditions, shows how a religion whose first believers were twenty or so illiterate day laborers in a remote part of the empire became the official religion of Rome, converting some thirty million people in just four centuries. The Triumph of Christianity combines deep knowledge and meticulous research in an eye-opening, immensely readable narrative that upends the way we think about the single most important cultural transformation our world has ever seen - one that revolutionized art, music, literature, philosophy, ethics, economics, and law
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ehrman, Bart D.,
Dewey number
270.1
Index
index present
LC call number
BR180
LC item number
.E47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Constantine
  • Church history
  • Christian civilization
Label
The triumph of Christianity : how a forbidden religion swept the world, Bart D. Ehrman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Other title information from dust jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning of the end: the conversion of Constantine -- Back to the beginning: the conversion and mission of Paul -- The religious world of conversion: Roman paganism -- Reasons for the Christian success -- Miraculous incentives for conversion -- The growth of the church -- Christians under assault: persecution, martyrdom, and self-defense -- The first Christian emperor -- Conversion and coercion: the beginnings of a Christian empire -- Gains and losses
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781501136702
Lccn
2016056895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn972331029
  • (OCoLC)972331029
  • 2117374
Label
The triumph of Christianity : how a forbidden religion swept the world, Bart D. Ehrman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Other title information from dust jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The beginning of the end: the conversion of Constantine -- Back to the beginning: the conversion and mission of Paul -- The religious world of conversion: Roman paganism -- Reasons for the Christian success -- Miraculous incentives for conversion -- The growth of the church -- Christians under assault: persecution, martyrdom, and self-defense -- The first Christian emperor -- Conversion and coercion: the beginnings of a Christian empire -- Gains and losses
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 335 pages
Isbn
9781501136702
Lccn
2016056895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn972331029
  • (OCoLC)972331029
  • 2117374

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