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The Christians as the Romans Saw Them

by Robert Louis Wilken

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- Controversial literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert L. Wilken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2756 .W54 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3170319M
    ISBN 100300030665
    LC Control Number83012472

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It, through the eyes of several contemporary (read: first and second century) authors, shows us just 4/5(60). Book Description Yale University Press 4/10/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller4/5(). In the Preface to this second edition of The Christians as the Romans Saw Them, the author, Robert Louis Wilken, ruefully relates that the Japanese translator of the first () edition ascribed the book’s success in Japan to that it “has given Japanese intellectuals new arguments against Christianity.”.

"The Christians as the Romans Saw Them" illuminates a subject often misunderstood. Why did the Romans persecute Christians. Robert Wilken tells the story from the viewpoint of the Romans.

He articulates the arguments made against Christianity by Roman writers including Galen, Celsus, Porphyry, and Julian the Apostate/5. This book, which includes a new preface by the author, offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans.

“A fascinating account of early Christian thought Readable and exciting.”—Robert McAfee Brown, New York Times Book Review. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them - Robert Louis Wilken Book Review by Ursus "The place to study early Christian thought is with its critics," according to Robert Louis Wilken, professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Virginia.

The Christians as the Romans Saw Them Book Description: This book, which includes a new preface by the author, offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans."A fascinating account of early Christian thought. This book, which includes a new preface by the author, offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans.

"A fascinating account of early Christian thought Readable and exciting."--Robert McAfee Brown, New York Times Book Review "Should fascinate any reader with an interest in the history of human thought."- /5(7).

Here's a quick review of the book The Christians as the Romans Saw Them by Robert Louis Wilken. The Gist. Wilken doesn't write as a Christian apologist, nor an antagonist, he is a historian and is charitable toward Christianity.

The topic - how ancient Romans saw Christians - is difficult for several reasons: for the first odd years, Christianity was a religion of such small consequence that there are no contemporary Roman accounts, and later critics of the faith had their works subsequently destroyed once the religion took hold and grew/5(34).

Get this from a library. The Christians as the Romans saw them. [Robert Louis Wilken] -- A portrayal of the Christian movement as seen through the eyes of five representative figures from the second, third, and fourth centuries, including Roman senator Pliny the younger, Greek.

This book offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans. Christians As The Romans Pages:   This book, which includes a new preface by the author, offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans.

“A fascinating account of early Christian thought Readable and exciting.”—Robert McAfee Brown, New York Times Book Review3/5(3). The following are the earliest references to the Christians from non-Jewish sources. Most of them are from the beginning of the 2nd century C.E. What they reveal in terms of attitude and content is most fascinating.

For a full treatment and discussion see the book by Robert Wilken, The Christians as the Romans Saw Them (Yale University Press. The Christians as the Romans Saw Them: Superstituious, Obstinate, Depraved, and Foolish Christian Origins August 5, Given my chosen field of study, namely “Christian Origins,” I am often asked by students and attendees at my lectures whether there are any reference to Jesus and the early “Christian” movement outside the New Testament.

Blog. 30 April Prezi’s Staff Picks: InVision employees share their remote work secrets; 24 April How to make a sales pitch on video; 22 April   “[This book] is the pioneering study in English of Roman impressions of Christians during the first four centuries a.d.”—E.

Glenn Hinson, The Christian Century “This excellent and informative study adds a new dimension to the history of early Christianity, valuable for the Roman as well as the ecclesiastical historian.”—Everett.

"The Christians as the Romans Saw Them" illuminates a subject often misunderstood. Why did the Romans persecute Christians. Robert Wilken tells the story from the viewpoint of the Romans. He articulates the arguments made against Christianity by Roman writers including Galen, Celsus, Porphyry, and Julian the Apostate/5(36).

Buy The Christians as the Romans Saw Them 2Rev Ed by Wilken, Robert Louis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews:. THE CHRISTIANS AS THE ROMANS SAW THEM presents a fresh view of Christianity (one that began as very different from the Church of today) in a relatively short, clearly and even humorously written, well-researched volume that is surprisingly difficult to put down.

Based solely on this book, I intend to read Wilken's other work by: Get this from a library! The Christians as the Romans saw them. [Robert Louis Wilken] -- This book offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans.This book isn't quite Christians as the Romans saw them, but more so Christians as five different Roman critics (or anti-Christians) saw them.

Four of the five individuals mentioned had written arguments against Christianity and forced the earliest of apologetics/5(9).