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The Rise of Normative Christianity

by Arland J. Hultgren

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion - Church History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9500899M
    ISBN 101592447384
    ISBN 109781592447381
    OCLC/WorldCa227147612

    about the rise of Christianity. Reading and Writing As you read the chapter, write the important events that occurred in the rise of Christianity. Step 1 Fold a piece of paper from top to bottom. This makes an accordion shape. he R e of hristi anity Romans persecute Christians A.D. 64 A.D. Jesus begins to preach A.D. 30 A.D. Constantine File Size: 5MB. The Rise of Normative Christianity: Arland J. Hultgren: : Books. Find this Pin and more on Biblical Studies by Jessica Shao.

      Despite all the forces working against it, God’s design for marriage is still best for everyone. God-given roles and responsibilities for husbands and wives are still superior to any alternative. Yet the fragile Christian wants to abandon God’s design to experiment with more comfortable or culturally normative options. The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present.. Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent Kingdom of God, and was crucified c‑33 AD.

      Questions: 1. Who was Paul? 2. What was the Edict of Milan? 3. What did the bishops of Rome claim? 4. Vocabulary Strategy: Find the word complied .   The author plots the most plausible curve of Christian growth from the year 40 to By the time of Constantine, Christianity had become a considerable force, with growth patterns very similar to those of modern-day successful religious movements. An unusual number of Christian converts, for example, came from the educated, cosmopolitan : Princeton University Press.


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Novem Format: Paperback. Hultgren argues that there was a definite strain within early Christianity that he calls normative Christianity, a name he feels is better than those who have referred to this strain as "early catholicism" or "the Great Church".

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The idea that Christianity started as a clandestine movement among the poor is a widely accepted notion. Yet it is one of many myths that must be discarded if we are to understand just how a tiny messianic movement on the edge of the Roman Empire became the dominant faith of Western civilization.

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