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By Peter Brown

The Christianization of the Roman international lies on the root of contemporary Europe. Peter Brown's interesting learn examines the standards that proved decisive and the compromises that made the emergence of the Christian notion of life attainable: how the previous gods of the Roman Empire may be reinterpreted as symbols to extra the message of the Church. Peter Brown additionally indicates how Christian holy males have been much less consultant of a successful religion than negotiators of a operating compromise among the hot religion and conventional methods of facing the supernatural worlds.

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