Arguments of Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian, Against the Christians

Arguments of Celsus, Porphyry, and the Emperor Julian, Against the Christians

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Excerpt: ... seen in their temple. Hence some have inferred that Bacchus, the conqueror of the East, was the object of their adoration. But the Jewish forms of worship have no conformity to the rites of Bacchus. The latter have their festive days which are always celebrated with mirth and carousing banquets. Those of the Jews are a gloomy ceremony, 58 fall of absurd enthusiasm, rueful, mean, and sordid."show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 185.42 x 241.3 x 5.08mm | 90.72g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123671752X
  • 9781236717528