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A political history of early Christianity

Allen Brent

A political history of early Christianity

by Allen Brent

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Published by T & T Clark in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Religion and politics -- History -- To 1500,
  • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D,
  • Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-68 A.D

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-299) and index.

    StatementAllen Brent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR166 .B73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23997447M
    ISBN 100567031748, 0567031756
    ISBN 109780567031747, 9780567031754
    LC Control Number2009504470

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