A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography by William C. Piercy, Henry Wace

By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace

Realize crucial, trustworthy details on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the top of the 6th century A.D. during this exact, concise quantity. It contains descriptions of the primary sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on numerous fronts through the early years. A remarkably accomplished paintings, this quantity developed from the celebrated four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For somebody excited about the early church and the folks who made indelible marks in its tale, this can be a primary resource.

• good points trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries. • Analyzes the records, creeds, and literature of the early church and its competitors. • Describes the valuable sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological trends of those rivals. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church background in a single handy quantity.

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Ep. 9; Labb. Conc. ii. 1072); while Flavian himself, through the exertions of Acacius, received letters of communion not only from Rome, but also from Theophilus of Alexandria and the Egyptian bishops. The whole merit of this success was ascribed by the bishops of the East to "their father" Acacius (Socr. vi. 9; Soz. viii. 3; Theod. v. 23; Labb. Conc. iii. p. 391; Pallad. p. 39). Acacius was one of the most implacable of the enemies of CHRYSOSTOM. D. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies.

T. R. A. Formerly Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. H. The late REV. C. A. Formerly Rector of Loxbear, and Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History in King's College, London. H. REV. CANON H. D. Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford. H. The late REV. F. J. A. D. Formerly Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. J. The late REV. D. R. JONES. Oxford. K. REV. CANON R. J. D. Professor of Divinity, Durham. L. REV. CHANCELLOR J. J. A. Chancellor of Llandaff Cathedral.

On the death of Gennadius (471) he was chosen bp. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. Henry Wace churches of the East and West. On the one side he laboured to restore unity to Eastern Christendom, which was distracted by the varieties of opinion to which the Eutychian debates had given rise; and on the other to aggrandize the authority of his see by asserting its independence of Rome, and extending its influence over Alexandria and Antioch. ), are not without importance. The first important measures of Acacius carried with them enthusiastic popular support and earned for him the praise of pope Simplicius.

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