Released on 1911Categories Christian biography

Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature

Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature

Author: Wace, Henry

Publisher: Delmarva Publications, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Christian biography

Page: 1028

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This is a dictionary of Christian biography and literature from the first to the end of the sixth century A.D., It also contains an account of the principal sects and heresies. This extensive dictionary contains of over 900 early Christian figures. This volume is designed to render to a wider circle, alike of clergy and of the laity. It comprises many admirable articles on the great characters of early Church history and literature Cross-references are inserted, where needed, on the principle adopted in Murray's Illustrated Bible Dictionary, namely, the name of the article to which a cross-reference is intended is printed in capitals within brackets, but without the brackets when it occurs in the ordinary course of the text.Cross-references are inserted, where needed, on the principle adopted in Murray's Illustrated Bible Dictionary, namely, the name of the article to which a cross-reference is intended is printed in capitals within brackets, but without the brackets when it occurs in the ordinary course of the text.
Released on 1999Categories Christian biography

A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D.

A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D.

Author: Henry Wace

Publisher: Hendrickson Pub

ISBN: UOM:39015051806415

Category: Christian biography

Page: 1028

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Discover essential, reliable information on over 800 Christian personalities, groups, and literature to the end of the sixth century A.D. in this unique, concise volume. It includes descriptions of the principal sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on several fronts during the early years. A remarkably comprehensive work, this volume evolved from the distinguished four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For anyone serious about the early church and the people who made indelible marks in its story, this is a fundamental resource.- Features reliable sketches of major Christian personalities of the first six centuries. - Analyzes the documents, creeds, and literature of the early church and its opponents. - Describes the principal sects and heretics of early Christianity, including discussions of the theological tendencies of these opponents. - Covers more than 600 years of church history in one convenient volume.