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Book Review - The Age of Paradise: Christendom from Pentecost to the First Millennium - Behind the Scenes
As Strickland argues, those believers of the first millennium lived with a confidence and hope, truly making that an age of paradisiacal belief. United as they were in their beliefs, despite wars and political intrigue over what was once the Roman world, one could still at that time speak of Christendom as a single common society.