Death in the Eastern Mediterranean (50-600 A.D.): The Christianization of the East: An Interpretation

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Antigone Samellas examines the modes of reception of Jesus' message of salvation. She explores the Greek and Jewish influence on Christian eschatology and traces the Hellenistic roots of Christian consolation philosophy. The author examines Christianity as a 'total therapy of grief' and highlights the differences that existed between the religious cures and the Hellenistic philosophical therapies. To gain a better understanding of the process of conversion to the new faith Antigone Samellas also investigates which aspects ...

Death in the Eastern Mediterranean (50-600 A.D.): The Christianization of the East: An Interpretation 2002, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161476686

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