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The early church

The early church

Author: Henry Chadwick
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1993.
Series: Penguin history of the church, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed
The story of emergent Christianity from the apostolic age to the dividing of the ways between the Greek East and the Latin West. --Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Chadwick
ISBN: 0140231994 9780140231991
OCLC Number: 30847599
Description: 314 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: From Jerusalem to Rome --
Faith and order --
Expansion and growth --
Justin and Irenaeus --
Easter, the monarchian controversy, and Tertullian --
Clement of Alexandria and Origen --
Church, state and society in the third century --
Constantine and the Council of Nicaea --
The Arian controversy after the council of Nicaea --
The conflict of paganism and Christianity in the fourth century --
Church, state and society from Julian to Theodosius --
The ascetic movement --
The controversy about Origen and the tragedy of John Chrysostom --
The problem of the person of Christ --
The development of Latin Christian thought --
The papacy --
The church and the barbarians --
Worship and art.
Series Title: Penguin history of the church, 1.
Responsibility: Henry Chadwick.


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