By Christopher Stead

Christianity all started as a little-known Jewish sect, yet rose inside three hundred years to dominate the civilized global. It owed its upward push partly to encouraged ethical management, but in addition to its luck in assimilating, criticizing and constructing the philosophies of the day. This ebook, that's written for nonspecialist readers, offers a concise conspectus of the emergence of philosophy one of the Greeks, an account of its continuance in early Christian instances, and its impression on early Christian concept, in particular in formulating the doctrines of the Trinity and the Incarnation.

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