Yet this book was only the first half of the argument. It was never meant to be a stand-alone book.
So if you only read Pagan Christianity on its own without the constructive follow-ups, you probably have a misunderstanding of the book’s content and intent.
Pagan Christianity is the deconstructive side of the argument; Reimagining Church is the first part of the constructive side.
Following that release, Viola published the following sequels which build on the first two books:
Viola has written over 20 books since these titles, many of them bestsellers.
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See also Frank’s article 10 Years After Pagan Christianity – Looking Back
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We recently fixed three typos, mostly in the footnotes. They are:
(1) On page 118, footnote 76 is incorrect. It has recently been replaced with this correction:
76 Donald E. Brown, Hierarchy, History, and Human Nature (Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1988), 119–179; Murray Bookchin, The Ecology of Freedom (Palo Alto: Cheshire Books, 1982), 62–88; Peter Gelderloos, “The Rise of Hierarchy,” The Anarchist Library, fall 2005; Stephanie Pappas, “Origins of Hierarchy: How Egyptian Pharaohs Rose to Power” Live Science (August 11, 2014).
(2) Another typo appears on page 103. The reference John 1:1-3 is wrong. It should be 1 John 1:1-3.
(3) On page 130, footnote 154. The footnote has been corrected and now reads — Luther, “Concerning the Ministry,” Luther’s Works, 40:35.