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Satan: The Early Christian Tradition

Jeffrey Burton Russell
Satan: The Early Christian Tradition

Satan: The Early Christian Tradition

Jeffrey Burton Russell

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Analyzes the Christian concept of evil through the fifth century, examines the development of the theological conception of Satan, and discusses modern perceptions of evil.

- Publisher Satan is both a revealing study of the compelling figure of the Devil and an imaginative and persuasive inquiry into the forces that shape a concept and ensure its survival.

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About "Satan: The Early Christian Tradition"

Analyzes the Christian concept of evil through the fifth century, examines the development of the theological conception of Satan, and discusses modern perceptions of evil.
- Publisher

Satan is both a revealing study of the compelling figure of the Devil and an imaginative and persuasive inquiry into the forces that shape a concept and ensure its survival.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jeffrey Burton Russell

Jeffrey Burton Russell (Ph.D., Emory University) was a histoJeffrey Burton Russell (Ph.D., Emory University) was a history professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara ry professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 1979-1998 where he is now a professor of history, emerifrom 1979-1998 where he is now a professor of history, emeritus. He also taught at the University of Mexico, Harvard, Untus. He also taught at the University of Mexico, Harvard, University of California in Riverside, Notre Dame, and Califoriversity of California in Riverside, Notre Dame, and CaliforC

Table Of Contents

  • Preface 1. The Devil 2. The Apostolic Fathers 3. The Apologetic Fathers And The Gnostics 4. Human Sin And Redemption: Irenaeus And Tertullian 5. Mercy And Damnation: The Alexandrians 6. Dualism And The Desert 7. Satan And Saint Augustine 8. Conclusion: Satan Today Essay On The Sources Bibliography Index

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 66915
  • Product Code 0801494133
  • EAN 9780801494130
  • Pages 258
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Cornell University Press
  • Publication Date Aug 1987
  • Dimensions 228 x 153 x 16 mm
  • Weight 0.425kg

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