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The Triumph of Christianity

How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

by Bart D. Ehrman

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The best-selling author of Misquoting Jesus traces the history of how Christianity evolved from the faith of a handful of peasants in rural Galilee to a dominant Western religion in less than four centuries, exploring how it was nearly fated to become an obscure sect of Judaism and how it has revolutionized culture, economics and law.

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Author Traces Christianity's Path From 'Forbidden Religion' To A 'Triumph'

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