The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine

The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine

by Eusebius
     
 

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Eusebius's account is the only surviving historical record of the Church during its crucial first 300 years. Bishop Eusebius, a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians. In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the

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Eusebius's account is the only surviving historical record of the Church during its crucial first 300 years. Bishop Eusebius, a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians. In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century, and ending with the conversion of the Emperor Constantine, his aim was to show the purity and continuity of the doctrinal tradition of Christianity and its struggle against persecutors and heretics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140445350
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/28/1990
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
264,993
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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