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A World Full of Gods: The Strange Triumph of Christianity

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In this provocative book, Hopkins takes readers back in time to explore the roots of Christianity in ancient Rome. Combining scholarship with ... Show synopsis

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leilani

A narrow audience

by leilani on Jul 17, 2008

Author had an interesting approach - sending a couple back in time to ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt. A superficial look at life in BC Rome. It is not a book that you can't put down. Really did not learn anything new. But for someone who has not read about the development of Christianity, it would offer some insights. e.g. As Christianity developed in these areas, there were many different Christian sects and many different doctrine. As the Catholic church started setting a cohesive doctrine, the smaller groups declined, some dying out.

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