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Hellenization Revisited Shaping a Christian Response Within the Greco-Roman World

By: Helleman, Wendy E. , editor

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Lanham, New York, London, University Press of America: 1994

Seller ID: 10410

ISBN: 0819195448

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 info