Titolo: A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography
Casa editrice: Hendrickson Publishers
Data di pubblicazione: 1999
Condizione libro: very good
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Riassunto: Discover essential, reliable information on over 800 Christian personalities, groups, and literature to the end of the sixth century A.D. in this unique, concise volume. It includes descriptions of the principal sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on several fronts during the early years. A remarkably comprehensive work, this volume evolved from the distinguished four-volume "Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature." For anyone serious about the early church and the people who made indelible marks in its story, this is a fundamental resource.
- Features reliable sketches of major Christian personalities of the first six centuries.
- Analyzes the documents, creeds, and literature of the early church and its opponents.
- Describes the principal sects and heretics of early Christianity, including discussions of the theological tendencies of these opponents.
- Covers more than 600 years of church history in one convenient volume.
L'autore: Henry Wace (1836-1924), former Dean of Canterbury and noted turn-of-the century scholar, author, and editor, is especially known for his work on the four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and with Philip Schaff on the fourteen-volume Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series.
William Piercy was a church historian and editor who lived during the early twentieth century.
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