New PDF release: Attraction and Danger of Alien Religion: Studies in Early

By Karl-Gustav Sandelin

Early Judaism and early Christianity emerged in the course of the Hellenistic and early Roman imperial period. They have been, obviously, faced with the Hellenistic and the Roman faith. The query consequently arose as to if Jews or Christians have been unfastened to take part in spiritual actions alien to the non secular history in their personal. In his articles, Karl-Gustav Sandelin offers documentary fabric displaying that this challenge used to be a burning factor inside Judaism from the start of the Hellenistic interval until eventually the top of the 1st century C.E. numerous Jewish contributors switched over to the Hellenistic or the Roman faith. Such habit was once additionally mentioned and usually condemned, for instance through the Books of Maccabees and authors reminiscent of Philo of Alexandria and Flavius Josephus. the same challenge is to be present in the hot testomony, significantly within the letters of Paul, specifically within the first letter to the Corinthians and within the Revelation of John.

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