Download PDF by Paul L. Maier: Flames of Rome

By Paul L. Maier

ISBN-10: 0825432626

ISBN-13: 9780825432620

ISBN-10: 0825443547

ISBN-13: 9780825443541

A madman who murders his means into energy lusts for ever-greater glory and domination. A capital urban awash with corruption, sensuality, and political intrigue is on the flash aspect. And stuck among the crushing currents of background are a brand new yet growing to be spiritual staff often called the fans of ways. Award-winning historian and best-selling writer Paul L. Maier has created a compelling variety of documentary fiction, utilizing simply identified old occasions and people to deliver to lifestyles first-century Rome in all its extra, treachery, and madness. this can be the Rome that the apostle Paul visits, the place he’s put on trial, and that's perpetually replaced by means of his testimony and witness. Maier takes readers into the court of imperial justice and into the houses of the folks suffering from the hot religion they’ve encountered to solutions questions similar to: How did Christianity first achieve Rome? Why did Paul need to wait years for trial and was once he condemned or let out? Why does the recent testomony account in Acts finish so by surprise? Who set fireplace to Rome and why did Nero persecute Christians so horribly? Following the the kin of Flavius Sabinus, mayor of Rome below Nero Maier captures all of the drama and pressure of the political conflicts that precede and keep on with the good hearth of Rome, and the epic political and non secular clashes of the world’s capital. this can be the sensational tale of pagans at their worst—and Christians at their most sensible. Readers won’t are looking to positioned it down.

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