Stark makes some very credible arguments about how this was done.
This book, written by Sociologist Rodney Stark, is an easy, yet thourogh investigation on the rise of Christianity in the first few centuries.
I also recommend this book to those who are just interested in the history of Christianity in general.
If you are interested in the early years of Christianity, this book written by a sociologist, is wonderful. He looks at the rapid rise of Christianity through social phenomenon. Read morePublished 1 day ago by colima 47
I don't care for this book, but he is coming from a sociological perspective.Published 7 days ago by Abdue Knox
A very scholarly book that fills in many of the gaps in our knowledge of the first 4 centuries of Christianity.Published 17 days ago by Leonard Olp
Stark approaches the issue from the sociological point of view and he does not disappoint. He makes a very coherent and logical case for the rise of Christianity and supports it... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Caspian
Interesting read but very dry and filled with statistics.Published 3 months ago by Darlene Stevenson
This is a fascinating study about the people and customs of the Roman Empire. It sheds much new light on the early spread of Christianity and is a must for Biblical scholars.Published 4 months ago by Katie Chapman
As I opened the book, I almost did not continue beyond the first chapter. I would have rated the book a two. Read morePublished 12 months ago by D. Meyers
This book is very unique. It is a mix of history and sociology to tell the story of the early church. Mr. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Thomas M. Magee