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By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace

Notice crucial, trustworthy details on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the top of the 6th century A.D. during this special, concise quantity. It comprises descriptions of the critical sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on a number of fronts throughout the early years. A remarkably finished paintings, this quantity advanced from the prestigious four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For an individual fascinated by the early church and the folk who made indelible marks in its tale, this can be a primary resource.

• beneficial properties trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries. • Analyzes the files, creeds, and literature of the early church and its competitors. • Describes the valuable sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological trends of those competitors. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church historical past in a single handy quantity.

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Formerly Bishop of Durham. L. The late R. A. D. Formerly Professor of Divinity, University of Jena. L. REV. W. D. Ireland Professor of Exegesis, Oxford; Warden of Keble College. L. The late REV. J. H. A. Formerly Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. M. The late REV. G. F. D. Formerly Warden of St. Augustine's College, Canterbury. M. A. C. A. Senior Student of Christ Church, Oxford. M. The late REV. S. A. Formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. M. REV. A. J. D. Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and Canon of Canterbury.

With an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. 8 Henry Wace assumed to be Nathan the prophet. Africanus argues the necessity of maintaining the literal truth of the Gospel narrative, and against drawing dogmatic consequences from any statements not founded on historical fact. He then gives his own explanation, founded on the levirate law of the Jews, and professing to be traditionally derived from the Desposyni (or descendants of the kindred of our Lord), who dwelt near the villages of Nazareth and Cochaba.

35; Athan. de Synod. § 38, Ox. trans. ). , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. 7 Henry Wace protested against by Flavian and Diodorus, and he was inhibited from the exercise of his ministry (Theod. H. E. ii. 24). Epiphanius erroneously asserts that he was admitted to the diaconate by George of Cappadocia, the intruding bp. of Alexandria (Epiph. Haeres. lxxvi. 1). Aetius now developed more fully his Anomoean tenets, and he exerted all his influence to induce the Arian party to refuse communion with the orthodox.

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