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By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace

Detect crucial, trustworthy details on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the top of the 6th century A.D. during this certain, concise quantity. It comprises descriptions of the central sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on a number of fronts through the early years. A remarkably complete paintings, this quantity advanced from the celebrated four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For an individual interested by the early church and the folk 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 important sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological traits of those rivals. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church heritage in a single handy quantity.

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Archdeacon of Kingston-on-Thames. D. The late REV. T. W. DAVIDS. Upton. D. REV. L. A. Rector of Stanton St. John, Oxford. J. D. REV. J. Ll. LITT. Formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. D. REV. C. A. Prebendary of Chichester. D. The late REV. W. P. D. Formerly Professor of Divinity, Glasgow. FF. The late REV. E. S. A. Formerly Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and Vicar of St. Mary's. F. The late RIGHT REV. A. P. L. Formerly Bishop of Brechin. F. The VERY REV. AND HON. W. H. D. Dean of Ripon.

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. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. Henry Wace and Eunomius consecrated bishops for his own party (Philost. viii. 2). D. 364, Valens shewed special favour to Eudoxius, between whom and Aetius and Eunomius a schism had arisen. Aetius in disgust retired to his farm in Lesbos (ib. 4). The revolt of Procopius once more endangered his life. D.

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. H. REV. CANON H. D. Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford. H. The late REV. F. J. A. D. Formerly Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. J. The late REV. D. R. JONES. Oxford. K. REV. CANON R. J. D. Professor of Divinity, Durham.

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