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The Origin of Heresy

The Origin of Heresy( )
Author: Royalty, Robert M.
Series title:Routledge Studies in Religion Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2012
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $259.00
Book Description:

Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ¿heresy¿ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical rhetoric against ¿heretics,¿ called heresiology. Here, author Robert Royalty argues, one finds the origin of what comes to be labelled ¿heresy¿ in the second century. In other words, there...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Judaism / History
Religion / Christian Church / History
Religion / Judaism / General
Religion / Christianity / General
Religion / Christianity / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.8 x 22.9 x 1.7 cm
Book Weight:0.455 Kilograms

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