This is an excellent book that inspires the reader to pursue further reading on this fascinating topic.
All in all, the reiteration does not detract from the pleasure of reading the book, and it DOES impress important points in your mind as you read.
The thesis of this book is that an understanding of early Christianity depends on an understanding of the pagan views on Christians.
I've benefited enormously from Wilken's book. It is accessible, careful to not overstate matters, and full of terrific insights. Read morePublished 1 month ago by David George Moore
Over the years I have read many books that examine the early Christian church, as it existed within the milieu of the pagan Roman Empire. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
This book definitely feels like it's written by an american. Not a smooth read, but gets the job done.Published 5 months ago by Georgia
I had to buy this book for my religious studies course at college. It's really a great read, not too hard to understand, and very interesting.Published 12 months ago by M. Leung
I don't know what I expected when I picked up CHRISTIANS AS THE ROMANS SAW THEM; no doubt I fished it out of some bargain bin or library sale for a quarter, `just in case' I might... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Bryan Byrd
Its a great book that discusses how Christianity became the strong faith it is! I would recommend this book to anyone wh loves history!Published 15 months ago by Rosa Harrison
Fascinating to read critics of Christianity with such close proximity to the time of the coming of the Messiah. Read morePublished 18 months ago by E hall
Dr. Wilken wrote a very interesting book and I really enjoyed it very much. At the beginning of the book he states that he is going to present pagan criticism of Christianity... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Marcin Mendon