Post Profile






Christian vs. Christian After The Edict of Milan

Ramsay MacMullen's Christianity & Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries has generated unhappiness in some quarters, for it focuses on how Christians turned from persecuted to persecutors just about as soon as they could after Constantine and Licinius issued the Edict of Milan in 313 AD. Even after the reign and decrees of Theodosius, paganism, Prof. MacMullen maintains, did not just just fade gently away.
read more

share

Related Posts


The Arian Controversy: An Outline

Academics / Philosophy : Dangerous Idea

The Arian ControversyThe Problem of the Trinity The SituationA.After nearly three centuries of suffering varying degrees of persecution, the Emperor Constantine became a Christian. Thus, he issued the Edict of Milan which permitted ...

Orthodox Christians mark 1,700th anniversary of edict of tolerance

Religion : FaithWorld

Eight Orthodox Christian leaders, dignitaries from other faiths, politicians and thousands of others on Sunday celebrated the anniversary of the Edict of Milan, which established toleration for Christianity in the Roman Empire 1,700...

Christianity Faces Extinction in Iraq Within Five Years: Report

News / International Affairs : Newsweek: World

Iraqi Christians say persecution by ISIS and few economic opportunities are bringing an exodus.

How Did Christianity Grow Before the Edict of Milan?

History / US History : Electratig

The best guess seems to be that,immediately before the emperorsConstantine andLicinius issued theEdict of Milan in 313 AD,about 5 percent to 10 percent of the population of the Roman Empirewas Christian. Although these percentages m...

"He sees to the salvation of your hen"

History / US History : Electratig

Having posted recently about sacred pagan chickens, I was delighted to run across a fowl reference in a post-pagan Christian setting. It appears in Ramsay MacMullen's Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries, in t...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC