Tag: Χριστιανισμός

Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity

Dirk Rohmann, Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity: Studies in Text Transmission,  Baylor University Press, 2017. 

Only a small fraction of ancient literature survives—less than one percent, estimates reveal. While the reasons vary, it is an irony that Christianity, often regarded as responsible for the proliferation and spread of books and …

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The Early Christian World (2nd Edition)

Philip Francis Esler (ed.), The Early Christian World, (2nd ed.), Routledge, London – New York 2017.

Since its publication in 2000, The Early Christian World has come to be regarded by scholars, students and the general reader as one of the most informative and accessible works in English on the origins, development, character …

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The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

Bart D. Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World, Simon & Schuster, New York 2018.

From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion in the …

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