By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace
Realize crucial, trustworthy info on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the tip of the 6th century A.D. during this designated, concise quantity. It contains descriptions of the critical sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on a number of fronts in the course of the early years. A remarkably complete paintings, this quantity developed from the prestigious four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For an individual occupied with the early church and the folks who made indelible marks in its tale, this can be a primary resource.
• positive factors trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries. • Analyzes the files, creeds, and literature of the early church and its rivals. • Describes the primary sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological trends of those rivals. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church heritage in a single handy quantity.
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S. The late REV. P. SCHAFF. Bible House, New York. S. The VEN. W. M. D. Formerly Archdeacon of London. S. REV. I. G. D. Formerly Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford. S. The late VERY REV. R. P. D. S. The late REV. G. T. A. Formerly Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Trinity College, Dublin. S. The late RIGHT REV. W. D. Formerly Bishop of Oxford. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. T. The RIGHT REV. E. S. D. Bishop of Winchester. T. The late REV. R. ST. J. TYRWHITT. Formerly Student of Christchurch, Oxford.
Iv. 12; Greg. Nys. s. p. 301). D. 361, put an end to Aetius's exile. Julian recalled all the banished bishops, and invited Aetius to his court (Ep. Juliana, 31, p. 52, ed. Boisson; Soz. v. 5), and at the instance of Eudoxius (Philost. ix. 4) presented him with an estate in the island of Lesbos. The ecclesiastical censure was taken off Aetius by Euzoius, the Arian bp. of Antioch (ib. vii. 5), who, with the bishop of his party, compiled a defence of his doctrines (ib. viii. 2). According to Epiphanius (Haer.
The VERY REV. AND HON. W. H. D. Dean of Ripon. F. The late REV. J. M. A. Formerly Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. G. REV. J. A. Rector of St. A. G. REV. H. D. Master of University College, Durham. G. The RIGHT REV. C. D. Bishop of Birmingham. GW. REV. J. L. D. H. The late REV. A. W. D. Formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford. H. The late REV. T. R. A. Formerly Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. H. The late REV. C. A. Formerly Rector of Loxbear, and Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History in King's College, London.