The Christians as the Romans Saw Them

Robert Louis Wilken, Author
Robert Louis Wilken, Author Yale University Press $16 (218p) ISBN 978-0-300-03627-5
Reviewed on: 09/01/1986
Release date: 09/01/1986
Wilken draws on a variety of sources to present ""pagan criticism'' of Christianity from the beginning of the early second century to the late fourth century. He relies on some Christian sourcesthe gospels, the letters of Paul, the works of Ignatius of Antioch and Clement of Romeand devotes a chapter each to the views of various Roman and Greek philosophers and statesmen. This is a ``fascinating'' book, PW wrote.
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