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The Religious Context of Early Christianity: Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions

Hans-Josef Klauck
The Religious Context of Early Christianity: Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions

The Religious Context of Early Christianity: Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions

Hans-Josef Klauck

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Hans-Josef Klauck is Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Munich, Germany.

- Publisher This is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity.^Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, the volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context. Besides describing ordinary domestic and civic religion and popular belief (including astrology, divination, and "magic"), there is extended discussion of mystery cults, ruler and emperor cults, the religious dimensions of philosophy, and Gnosticism.

- Publisher This is a comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. The volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians'' religious context'

- Publisher

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About "The Religious Context of Early Christianity: Guide to Graeco-Roman Religions"

Hans-Josef Klauck is Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Munich, Germany.
- Publisher

This is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity.^Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, the volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context. Besides describing ordinary domestic and civic religion and popular belief (including astrology, divination, and "magic"), there is extended discussion of mystery cults, ruler and emperor cults, the religious dimensions of philosophy, and Gnosticism.
- Publisher

This is a comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. The volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians'' religious context'
- Publisher

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Hans-Josef Klauck

Klauck is Professor of New Testament Exegesis, University of Munich, Germany.

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  • Catalogue Code 148599
  • Product Code 0567086933
  • EAN 9780567086938
  • Pages 544
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Jan 2001
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 31 mm
  • Weight 0.720kg

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