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By Maijastina Kahlos

ISBN-10: 0715636987

ISBN-13: 9780715636985

such a lot surveys of spiritual tolerance and intolerance begin from the medieval and early smooth interval, both passing over or making short point out of discussions of non secular moderation and coercion in Greco-Roman antiquity. the following Maijastina Kahlos widens the ancient standpoint to surround past due antiquity, studying historic discussions of non secular moderation and coercion of their old contexts. The family members and interactions among quite a few spiritual teams, specially pagans and Christians, are scrutinized, and the stark distinction usually drawn among a tolerant polytheism and an illiberal Christianity is changed by way of a extra subtle portrait of the advanced overdue old world.

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