Letters and Politics

The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

On today’s show, we are in conversation with Bart D. Ehrman, renowned religious scholar and author of the book The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World, about the spread of Christianity throughout the Western world.  He relates the history of how the Roman Empire went from being a polytheistic pagan society, that now and then persecuted Christians, to a Christian society that persecuted non-Christians.

 

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