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Early Eastern Christianity

  • 252 Pages
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Asian / Middle Eastern history, Religion, History - General History, ASIA, Middle East - General, History / Middle East, Christianity - Ge
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ISBN 101593331010
ISBN 139781593331016

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Early Christianity Christianity is in a direct sense an offshoot of Judaism, because Jesus and his immediate followers were Jews living in Palestine and Jesus was believed by his followers to have fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah.

Following a trend of proselytization in the Judaism of that period Christianity was from its. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Christianity - Christianity - Eastern Christianity: The classic forms of Eastern Christian mysticism appeared toward the end of the 2nd century, when the mysticism of the early church began to be expressed in categories of thought explicitly dependent on the Greek philosophical tradition of Plato and his followers.

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