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The Religion of the Earliest Churches: Creating a Symbolic World

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The Religion of the Earliest Churches: Creating a Symbolic World - Theissen, Gerd, and Bowden, John (Translated by)

In these distinguished Oxford lectures, Theissen picks up where he left off in The Historical Jesus (1998). Employing the notion of religion as a "cultural sign language which promises a gain in life by corresponding to an ultimate reality," he plots the emergence of Christianity as a religion, with elements of myth, ritual, ethics, and an ... Read More

The Religion of the Earliest Churches: Creating a Symbolic World 1999, Augsburg Fortress Publishing, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780800631796

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