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The Resource Cities of god : the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome, Rodney Stark

Cities of god : the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome, Rodney Stark

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Cities of god : the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome
Title
Cities of god
Title remainder
the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome
Statement of responsibility
Rodney Stark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A leading expert on early Christianity presents new, authentic, and sometimes startling facts and statistics about the rise of early Christianity, and reveals how it grew to become the world's greatest religion
Summary
Draws on new scholarship and statistical information to challenge popular beliefs about early Christianity, addressing such topics as the purpose of Gnosticism, Paul's efforts to convert Jews, and the dissolution of paganism
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189720
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YDXCP
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Stark, Rodney
Dewey number
270.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Frühchristentum
  • Römisches Reich
Target audience
adult
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the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome
Label
Cities of god : the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome, Rodney Stark
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Publication
Note
Originally published: San Francisco : HarperSan Francisco, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-272) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Maps and Illustrations -- Missions and Methods -- The Urban Empire -- Christianization -- Cybele and Isis: 'Oriental' Forerunners -- Paul and the Mission to the Hellenized Jews -- Gnosticism and Heresy -- The Last Days of Paganism -- Why Historians Ought to Count -- Acknowledgments -- Statistical Appendix
Control code
ocn153579533
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st HarperCollins pbk ed.
Extent
vii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780061349881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)153579533
Label
Cities of god : the real story of how Christianity became an urban movement and conquered Rome, Rodney Stark
Publication
Note
Originally published: San Francisco : HarperSan Francisco, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-272) 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
List of Maps and Illustrations -- Missions and Methods -- The Urban Empire -- Christianization -- Cybele and Isis: 'Oriental' Forerunners -- Paul and the Mission to the Hellenized Jews -- Gnosticism and Heresy -- The Last Days of Paganism -- Why Historians Ought to Count -- Acknowledgments -- Statistical Appendix
Control code
ocn153579533
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st HarperCollins pbk ed.
Extent
vii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780061349881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)153579533

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