The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine

The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine


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ISBN-13: 9780140445350
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/1990
Series: Penguin Classics Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 213,076
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

The so-called 'Father of Ecclesiastical History', Eusebius (263-339) was a Greek Christian. His prodigious literary output can be grouped into four categories: the historical, the apologetic, the Biblical and the dogmatic. G.A Williamson was a renowned scholar of the Classics.

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The History of the Church From Christ to Constantine 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This History begins at the end of the Public Life of Christ and continues to the great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century. Eusebius lived c. AD 260-339, and had manuscripts to copy from that are no longer available. This was written long before the canon of the Bible was decided. The richness of the history, the fight against error and heresies, what finally happened to the Apostles, the people and the dates, all very illuminating.
davidpwithun on LibraryThing 28 days ago
The original Christian history book by the original Christian history. Still worth reading today for a peak at early Christian life. Eusebius also records so much of history that would otherwise be lost to the sands of time. This is an excellent translation and the list of "Who's Who in Eusebius" at the end of the book is an awesome resource. I recommend this to anyone who wants to know more about the early Christian Church.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago