By Philip Schaff
Schaff's vintage textual content at the heritage of the Christian Church--still a helpful source.
Read or Download Apostolic Christianity: History Of The Christian Church Volume I PDF
Similar church history books
The traditional warrior code which continued in medieval Christian Europe dictated man's maximum virtues have been actual energy, ability at palms, bravery, bold, loyalty to the chieftain and team spirit in the tribe. The primitive Church were diametrically against such beliefs, notwithstanding through the early eighth century the Church had grown filthy rich, and the Saracen invasions of Spain and France posed a probability to that wealth.
The 10th of twelve treatises Wycliff wrote among 1374 and 1382, On Simony types a vital part of his summa.
Due to Beauvoir does what many say is very unlikely: it demonstrates how ladies can flourish, with out clash, whereas being at the same time Christian and feminist. Alison Jasper bargains a imaginative and prescient of Julia Kristeva's "female genius" because the means of girls to thrive and domesticate mind inside and throughout assorted cultural and theological environments.
This quantity deals 3 significant views at the Christian Church within the glossy interval. the 1st is a political review via a prism of foreign conflicts and diplomacy. the second one standpoint is nearby, masking not just to Europe and the Americas, yet Christianity in Africa, the center East, Asia, the Pacific Rim and Australasia.
- The Christians as the Romans Saw Them
- Orientalia, Clement, Origen, Athanasius, the Cappadocians, Chrysostom
- Alexander Campbell: Adventurer In Freedom : A Literary Biography (Literary Biography, Volume One)
- That They Be One: The Social Teaching of the Papal Encyclicals 1740-1989
Extra info for Apostolic Christianity: History Of The Christian Church Volume I
D. 1–700. Εν Κωνσταντινοπόλει , 1884 (Lorentz & Keil, libraries de S. M. I. le Sultan), 380 pp. The second vol. embraces the mediaeval church to the fall of Constantinople, 1453, and has 459 pp. The work is dedicated to Dr. Philotheos Bryennios, Metropolitan of Nicomedia, the discoverer of the famous Jerusalem Codex. Nearly all the literature quoted is German Protestant; no English, very few Latin, and still fewer Greek works are mentioned.
His style is monotonous, involved, and diffuse, but unpretending, natural, and warmed by a genial glow of sympathy and enthusiasm. It illustrates his motto: Pectus est quod theologum facit. Torrey’s excellent translation (Rose translated only the first three centuries), published in Boston, Edinburgh, and London, in multiplied editions, has given Neander’s immortal work even a much larger circulation in England and America than it has in Germany itself. Besides this general history, Neander’s indefatigable industry produced also special works on the Life of Christ (1837, 4th ed.
1755), a moderate and impartial Lutheran, is the father of church historiography as an art, unless we prefer to concede this merit to Bossuet. In skilful construction, clear, though mechanical and monotonous arrangement, critical sagacity, pragmatic combination, freedom from passion, almost bordering on cool indifferentism, and in easy elegance of Latin style, he surpasses all his predecessors. 25 4 5 2 UnpartheiischeKirchen- und Ketzerhistorie. Frankfurt, 1699 sqq. 4 vol. fol. Best edition: Institutes of Ecclesiastical History ancient and modern, by John Lawrence von Mosheim.