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The River of God - Gregory J Riley

Paperback Published: 1st December 2017
ISBN: 9780060669805
Number Of Pages: 256

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Where did Christianity come from?

Acclaimed author Gregory Riley embarks on a remarkable journey in this readable and persuasive account of the origins of Christianity. Riley demonstrates that early Christians held widely differing beliefs about God, Jesus, the Devil, and the human soul, and follows these beliefs back to their sources in Greek science and philosophy and the religions of the ancient Middle East. An expert on the context in which Christianity arose, Riley maps out a new understanding of the forging of Christianity, and conveys a vital message for today about the true nature of Christian faith as inherently diverse.

The River of God: An Introductionp. 1
From the Gods to the One Godp. 22
From the One God to the Trinityp. 50
The Devil, the Demons, and the End of the Worldp. 90
Keeping Body and Soul Apart: Treasure in Clay Potsp. 133
Saviors and the Savior of the Worldp. 170
Overturning the World: The River of God in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 219
Notesp. 239
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9780060669805
ISBN-10: 0060669802
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st December 2017
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 13.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.18