Christians were strangers: How an obscure oriental cult converted a vast pagan Roman Empire | Curio
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Christians were strangers: How an obscure oriental cult converted a vast pagan Roman Empire

28 mins | May 28, 2017
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How did a world religion emerge from an oriental cult in a tiny and peculiar corner of Roman Palestine? Michael Kulikowski, writing in Aeon Magazine, explores the early history of Christianity.