Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World

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One of America's foremost scholars of religion examines the tumultuous era that gave birth to the modern Judeo-Christian tradition In The Crucible of Faith , Philip Jenkins argues that much of the Judeo-Christian tradition we know today was born between 250-50 BCE, during a turbulent "Crucible Era." It was during these years that Judaism grappled with Hellenizing forces and produced new religious ideas that reflected and responded to their changing world. By the time of the fall of the Temple in 70 CE, concepts that ...

Crucible of Faith: The Ancient Revolution That Made Our Modern Religious World 2017, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465096404

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