Saints, Sinners, and Christian History - The Contradictions of the Christian Past
Author: Kathryn Packer
Tradition dictates that around AD 33, as the Roman Empire slowly decayed, a new religion rose to prominence: Christianity. Two thousand years later, Christianity stands triumphant as one of the greatest religions on earth. It teaches love, peace, and acceptance - but its rise to prominence was fraught with just the opposite.
In the early centuries after the death of Christ, Christianity was a seething cauldron of contradictions and compromise, corruption and convenience. As the leaders of state tried to weave this new religion into their agendas and their subjects' lives, elements of legend, paganism, and personal philosophy became imbedded with the truth.
Saints, Sinners, and Christian History takes a careful look at the history of Christianity, a history full of war, murder, lies, and immorality. As evil men performed evil acts in the name of Christ, many true elements of Christianity were lost, while others survived - but how? What steps did men, both saints and sinners, take in their quest to build Christianity? This book will bring you to a better understanding of present Christianity as you uncover its past.
Print: Black & White
Page Count: 230
Office Use: 1Q143
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