London : Grafton Books, 1986. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust-wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #328044
Physical description; 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-252) and index. Contents; Introduction -- Palestine at the time of Jesus -- The message of Jesus -- The new scriptures -- The first Christians -- Christians of the east -- The North African experience -- Rome and the west -- Ritual and worship -- Christian attitudes -- The final challenge. Subjects; Church history Primitive and early church, (ca. 30-600). Christianity Origin. Church history Primitive and early church. Christianity, to 313. Genres; Bibliography. Illustrated.