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A new Eusebius : documents illustrating the history of the church to AD 337

Author: J Stevenson; W H C Frend
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This sourcebook of primary texts illustrates the history of Christianity from the first century to the death of Constantine. It covers all major persons and topics in early Christian life and thought and includes Gnostic texts and anti-Christian polemic. Now available to a wider North American audience, it remains a standard after fifty years in print.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Stevenson; W H C Frend
ISBN: 9781441237798 1441237798
OCLC Number: 864317927
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The church in the first century AD; persecution, conflict, organization --
Conflicts with the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds in the second century --
Theology, ethics and eschatology to AD 150 --
Christian apologetic in the second century --
Gnosis and Gnosticism --
Marcion --
Jewish Christianity; Encratism (severe asceticism) --
Montanism --
The emergence of orthodoxy; Irenaeus --
Creeds and canons of Scripture to AD 200 --
Pagan criticism of Christianity to AD 200 --
Controversies in Rome, 190-230 --
The Christian East, 200-30 --
North Africa, 195-230; Tertullian and Minucius Felix --
The church in Alexandria, 180-210 --
Origen --
The Decian persecution, 250-1 --
Cyprian of Carthage; relationships with Rome and the Novatianist schism --
The persecution of Valerian, 257-60 --
Dionysius of Alexandria and Dionysius of Rome, 259-64 --
Paul of Samosata --
Mani and his religion --
The great persecution, 303-12 --
Constantine and the end of the persecution, 310-13 --
Church discipline, c. 300-20 --
The outbreak of the Donatist schism, 304-21 --
Licinius and the Christians --
Constantine and the Christians --
Outbreak of the Arian controversy, c. 318 --
The council of Nicaea --
The emergence of Athanasius --
The Christian empire.
Responsibility: edited by J. Stevenson ; revised by W.H.C. Frend.

Abstract:

This sourcebook of primary texts illustrates the history of Christianity from the first century to the death of Constantine. It covers all major persons and topics in early Christian life and thought and includes Gnostic texts and anti-Christian polemic. Now available to a wider North American audience, it remains a standard after fifty years in print.

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