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Early history of the Christian church

L Duchesne

Early history of the Christian church

from its foundation to the end of the third century

by L Duchesne

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English


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StatementRendered into English from the 4th ed.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20924202M

The early Christian community started as a house church. The record in the book of Acts tells us that 'They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship Author: Charles E. Hummel. The catholic church is apostolic. That means that the church comes directly from Jesus' apostles. They are the very early christian church. Why is the history important?

Bethune-Baker, J. F., Introduction to the Early History of Christian Doctrine (standard work), 5th ed. Cambridge University Press, London, Cadoux, C. J., The Early Church and the World (clearly organized and well-documented work on early Christian ethics).   Chadwick's book is a classic, somewhat less easy to read than Needham but containing quite a bit of extra detail. The course I followed on Early Church History used both these books. : The Early Church (The Penguin History of the Church) (v. 1) (): Henry Chadwick: Books.

  The Christian Church Created a Need. Strangely enough, Christianity did not succeed in taking over the ancient world simply by addressing deeply sensed needs of its target audience, the pagan. The history of Christianity The primitive church The relation of the early church to late Judaism. Christianity began as a movement within Judaism at a period when the Jews had long been dominated culturally and politically by foreign powers and had found in their religion (rather than in their politics or cultural achievements) the linchpin of their community.


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