The Virgin Goddess: Studies in the Pagan and Christian Roots of Mariology (Numen Book Series 59)

The Virgin Goddess: Studies in the Pagan and Christian Roots of Mariology (Numen Book Series 59)

By: Stephen Benko (author)Paperback

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The contemporary search for the feminine face of God requires a re- examination of the relationship of Christianity to the pagan world in which it was born. This study inquires into extra-biblical sources of Marian piety, belief and doctrine. This publication has also been published in hardback, please click here for details.

About Author

Stephen Benko was Professor at the Temple University of Philadelphia (Dept. of Religion and Philosophy) and at the California State University Fresno (Ancient History). His major publications are Pagan Rome and the Early Christians (1986), Pagan criticism of Christianity during the first two centuries A.D. (1980). Editor of The catacombs and the colosseum: the Roman Empire as the getting of primitive Christianity (1971).

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  • ISBN13: 9789004136397
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9789004136397
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 9004136398

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