This book is the second in a series that attempts to prove that early Christianity did not borrow beliefs and practices from pagan religions and philosophies of the time. This second edition investigates the relationship of early Christianity to the pagan mystery religions. This book includes an annotaed bibliography as well as indexes of persons and subjects.
Did early Christianity borrow any of its essential beliefs and practices from pagan religions and philosophies? No, answers the author of this compelling apologetic for the uniqueness of Christian teaching. Part 1 investigates possible influences of Hellenistic philosophy; part 2, of pagan mystery religions; and part 3, of Gnosticism. First released in 1992, The Gospel and the Greeks has been retypeset.
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