Christianity and roman society by gillian clark coursework

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Subject Area:Religion

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The statement surprised me because of the significant factors that contribute to the growth and success of Christianity is their ability to network with other community and offer substantial welcome and support to other communities. The roman cult only provides help when they have a motive to support a particular group. For example, the distribution of free and subsidised grains in Rome and the surrounding areas were politically motivated. The attitude of the Roman cult supported the laissez-faire where most of their social actions fell between self-aggrandising of the rich people and minimal concern for the poor people among the Christians. This issue is one of the primary source of the problem in early Christianity which, is a result why there are a minimal possession of anti-Christianity polemic and the reason as to why the surviving ancient sources provide a skewed picture.

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