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The history of the propagation of Christianity, and overthrow of paganism

Robert Millar

The history of the propagation of Christianity, and overthrow of paganism

wherein the Christian religion is confirmed...

by Robert Millar

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Published by Printed and sold by G. Strahan; S. Chandler, J. Clark, and R. Hett; T. Sanders... in London .
Written in English


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In 2 vols.

Statementby Robert Millar, M.A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20820854M

  The pagan world's routine brutality is astonishingly easy to document. The murderous spectacle of the gladiatorial games, the death by exposure of unwanted infants, the public execution of war captives and crucifixion of criminals, and the banal acceptance of wide-spread suffering from poverty, deprivation and disease were just a few of the innumerable sundry cruelties of ancient life. This book raises, simply and brilliantly, just the kinds of questions anyone concerned with early Christianity should ask. -The Christian Century Stark uses contemporary social-scientific data about why people join new religious movements and how religions recruit members to investigate the formative history of Christianity [The Rise of Christianity will] generate spirited argument.

The Edict of Milan of finally legalized Christianity, with it gaining governmental privileges and a degree of official approval under Constantine, who granted privileges such as tax exemptions to Christian clergy. In the period of to , both paganism and Christianity were legal religions, with their respective adherents vying for power in the Roman Empire. Modern Paganism, also known as Contemporary Paganism and Neopaganism, is a collective term for new religious movements influenced by or derived from the various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern gh they share similarities, contemporary Pagan religious movements are diverse, and do not share a single set of beliefs, practices, or texts.

Persecution of pagans in the late Roman Empire began during the reign of Constantine the Great (–) in the military colony of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem), when he destroyed a temple for the purpose of constructing a church. Christian historians alleged that Hadrian (2nd century) had constructed a temple of Aphrodite on the site of the crucifixion on Golgotha hill in order to suppress. The year one is the first year in the Christian calendar (there is no year zero), which is the calendar presently used (in unison with the Gregorian calendar) almost everywhere in the ionally, this was held to be the year Jesus was born; however, most modern scholars argue for an earlier or later date, the most agreed upon being between 6 BC and 4 BC.


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