The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Greco-Roman Religions  -     By: Hans-Josef Klauck
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The Religious Context of Early Christianity: A Guide to Greco-Roman Religions

Augsburg Fortress / 2003 / Paperback

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This book has a modest goal, namely to give students of theology the necessary information in this field. It concentrates on the Graeco-Roman sphere; it does not deal with Judaism, with which Christianity has quite a different (closer) relationship.

Originally written in German, this book has been translated and revised in this great edition. A splendid guide in which Klauck treats civic and domestic religion, the mystery cults, popular beliefs (astrology, soothsaying, miracles, and magic), the cult of rulers and emperors, philosophy and religion, and gnosticism. Fascinating to read and a valuable reference.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 544
Vendor: Augsburg Fortress
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0800635930
ISBN-13: 9780800635930
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Klauck's is a uniquely well-informed and comprehensive guide to the world of religion in the Graeco-Roman environment of early Christianity. Drawing on the most up-to-date scholarship, his volume paints a carefully nuanced portrait of the Christians' religious context. Besides describing ordinary domestic and civic religion and popular belief (including astrology, divination and "magic"), there is extended discussion of mystery cults, ruler and emperor cults, the religious dimensions of philosophy, and Gnosticism. An authoritative work, Klauck's will become a new standard for reference and teaching.

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