The Christians as the Romans Saw Them

The Christians as the Romans Saw Them


By (author) Robert Louis Wilken

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  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 238 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 192mm x 18mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 3 June 2003
  • Publication City/Country: New Haven
  • ISBN 10: 0300098391
  • ISBN 13: 9780300098396
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: bibliog , index
  • Sales rank: 129,745

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Author information

Robert Louis Wilken is William R. Kenan Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Virginia. He is the author of numerous books, including The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God (forthcoming ISBN 0 300 09708 5, [pound]22.50), published by Yale University Press.

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"A fascinating account of early Christian thought... Readable and exciting." Robert McAfee Brown, New York Times Book Review "Should fascinate any reader with an interest in the history of human thought." Phoebe-Lou Adams, Atlantic Monthly "The pioneering study in English of Roman impressions of Christians during the first four centuries A.D.." E. Glenn Hinson, Christian Century