Archaeology Early Christianity

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Author  William H.C. Frend
Publisher  Fortress Press
Publication Date   September 1, 1997
ISBN  080063117X
Pages  412

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Whilst the problems of the stylistic origins of church architecture are not ignored, the emphasis of this book is on archaeological research as a means of tracing the mission of the Church and the history of ideas of non-orthodox traditions. It follows the history of the discovery of articles which have changed Christian thought, from Empress Helena's discovery of the "True Cross" to finds made in recent years.

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