By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace
Detect crucial, trustworthy info on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the tip of the 6th century A.D. during this certain, concise quantity. It contains descriptions of the central sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on numerous fronts through the early years. A remarkably finished paintings, this quantity developed from the celebrated four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For somebody interested by the early church and the folks who made indelible marks in its tale, it is a primary resource.
• good points trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries. • Analyzes the records, creeds, and literature of the early church and its competitors. • Describes the imperative sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological trends of those rivals. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church historical past in a single handy quantity.
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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. , 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.
A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography by William C. Piercy, Henry Wace