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Another great book by Rodney Stark. The only thing I'd say is that if you're debating about which one to get, I'd choose The Triumph of Christianity, which covers even more church... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marcia Yiapan
4 stars for the quantity of research conducted by the author. However, some of his assumptions seem questionable and the book is rather rather "academic" (3 stars). Read morePublished 4 months ago by bps
All of them were in good shape and arrived on time. The Ancient city of Rome was a little bit more used than I expected, but it did not cost much at all. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mary J. Roth
Rodney Stark shows that by using quantitative methods, it is easy to see how Christianity arrived in many of the coastal areas of the Roman Empire.Published 8 months ago by Dr. Marc Axelrod
Bought this for a seminary cruise/class. It was not as readable as some but gave information leading to good discussionPublished 18 months ago by Dizzyliz
Had no idea how much this book would change the way I experienced my faith. Everyone who observes some form of Christianity--especially Catholics--should read this book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by MER
This book is a great piece on church history. Rodney Starr, the author did a great job of explaining how the faith expanded. He uses statistics to accent his points. Read morePublished on November 10, 2013 by Thomas M. Magee
We don't talk about God and History; we don't look at the church sociologically. Thank God for Rodney Stark! He gives the stats to an otherwise mythologized story.Published on May 10, 2013 by Jeff Thomas