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Early Christian Thought and the Classical Tradition

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Early Christian Thought and the Classical Tradition by Henry Chadwick
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The historian of western culture cannot travel far without discovering that the roots of many twentieth-century questions lie in the ancient dialogue between the early Christians and culture of the old classical world. This book takes three Christian thinkers: Justin, clement of Alexandria, and Origen, and shows what the debate looked like from the Christian side. It draws on the pagan critics of the church to illustrate the case the Christians had to answer. The examination of the Christian synthesis illustrates the extent to which penetrating criticism of the classical tradition was combined with a profound acceptance of its humanism.
Release date NZ
March 15th, 1984
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
182
Dimensions
122x186x15
ISBN-13
9780198266730
Product ID
2396312

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