Books: Christians Don't Need Enemies - They've Always Got Each Other ; Shadow of the Cross: Bill Saunders Praises an Epic Study of a Religion That Came out of the Blue
Saunders, Bill, The Independent (London, England)
The Faith: A History of Christianity
By Brian Moynahan
AURUM pounds 30
The first and last serious attempt to annihilate Christianity as a world religion began in the year 361, when the Roman Emperor Julian attempted to restore the pagan cults abolished by his uncle Constantine the Great. It had failed before Julian died of wounds on the battlefield two years later. Christianity had been the sole official religion of the Empire for less than 50 years, but within that time it had changed people's expectations of what religion is and does. It was no longer possible to pull down the churches and let the garden run wild again. Julian was forced to create a …
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Publication information: Article title: Books: Christians Don't Need Enemies - They've Always Got Each Other ; Shadow of the Cross: Bill Saunders Praises an Epic Study of a Religion That Came out of the Blue. Contributors: Saunders, Bill - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: July 28, 2002. Page number: 16. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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