Revolutionary Strategies in Early Christianity: 4th Generation Warfare (4GW) Against the Roman Empire, and the Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaign to Save It

Abbott, Daniel H.

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A brilliant tour de force using concepts from modern military strategy to illuminate the history of early Christianity, Rome, and Islam, as recounted by the historical protagonists in their own words. Must reading for anyone who is interested in the present-day struggle between Islam and the West, guerilla warfare, counterinsurgency, 4th- or 5th- generation warfare, John Boyd, Thomas P. M. Barnett, or the history of the early Church.