Defending Constantine

Defending Constantine

The Twilight of An Empire and the Dawn of Christendom

Book - 2010
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Leithart reads the original ancient, the seminal secondary, and lots of other sources to contend that Constantine was a believer and a conciliator who sought theological agreement for the political stability it brought. Contra the influential interpretation of Anabaptist theologian John Howard Yoder, Leithart maintains that when Constantine is understood in historical context, his disestablishment of pagan religion opens a place for a Christian understanding of sacrifice and of the significance of the kingdom of God.--From publisher description
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, c2010.
ISBN: 9780830827220
0830827226
Branch Call Number: 270.1092/LEITHART
Characteristics: 373 p. ; 23 cm.

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