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Saving paradise

how Christianity traded love of this world for crucifixion and empire
  • 552 Pages
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  • English
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Beacon Press , Boston
Theology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600, Theology -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500, Paradise -- Christianity -- History of doctrines, Nature -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Cre
StatementRita Nakashima Brock, Rebecca Ann Parker.
ContributionsParker, Rebecca Ann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT23 .B76 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 552 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18818454M
ISBN 100807067504
ISBN 139780807067505
LC Control Number2007038363

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Saving Paradise examines the effects of the crucifixion becoming Christianity's defining image when, for the first ten Christian centuries it was never depicted.

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