By: Helleman, Wendy E. , editor
Lanham, New York, London, University Press of America: 1994
Seller ID: 10410
Condition: Good with no dust jacket
[xvii], 544 pp. Index, bibliography. Octavo. Glossy orange covers with Greco-Roman sculpture, beige spine, front cover a little sunned, some corner curl. Interior has owner name, we found one ink note in the table of contents, otherwise clean and unmarked. Focuses on the role of udaism (particularly that of Philo) and of Gnosticism as two important forces shaping the response of early Christianity to hellenistic Greco-Roman culture of it's time. Von Harnack's influence is examined and critiques. Also considered are themes brought forward by Irenaeus, Tertullian and Clement of alexandria. ; 8vo... View More...