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literary history of early Christianity

including the fathers and the chief heretical writers of the ante-Nicene period. For the use of students and general readers

by Charles Thomas Cruttwell

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Published by C. Griffin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers of the church,
  • Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism

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    StatementBy Charles Thomas Cruttwell ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23364794M
    OCLC/WorldCa2512834

    The book deals primarily with the literary sources, though it also gives attention to depictions of baptism (primarily of Jesus) in various art forms and to the surviving baptismal on's thorough study points to the central importance of baptism in the early church. I am in the middle of a thread dealing with the New Testament book of Acts, the first account that we have of the history of the Christian church at its very beginnings – starting with the events happening right after the resurrection of Jesus and covering the spread of the Christian faith through the Roman world up until the time Paul reached the city of Rome, presumably in the early 60s CE.

      Youssef Ziedan's Beelzebub, set in fifth-century Egypt and Syria and dealing with the early history of Christianity, was named as winner of the . Latin Literature in Early Christianity. it is a religion not of one book but of a collection of books, the date, source, authenticity, It may therefore be said that from the point of view of literary history the work of the Latin Christian writers is little more than a survival and .

    The Story of Christianity, Volume 1, by Justo Gonzalez. This book presents a narrative history of Christianity, from the Early Church to the Dawn of the Protestant Reformation. From Jesus’ apostles to John Wycliffe, González traces theological issues and developments within traditions of the church, including major events outside of Europe.


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Along with others you'll find here, I recommend: Bruce Shelley, Church History in Plain Language (4th ed), Thomas Nelson. It delivers the goods without making you learn an entirely new vocabulary. Good place to start if you're not looking to go a. "A History of Early Christianity is a masterful book, and a pleasure to read.

Freeman narrates the development, diversity, and spread of Christianity with originality and verve. It is a story that brims over with fascinating accounts, intriguing quotations from figures in the ancient Mediterranean, and illuminating historical analysis. Christianity, religion founded in Palestine by the followers of of the world's major religions, it predominates in Europe and the Americas, where it has been a powerful historical force and cultural influence, but it also claims adherents in virtually every country of the world.

"A History of Early Christianity is a masterful book, and a pleasure to read. Freeman narrates the development, diversity, and spread of Christianity with originality and Cited by: Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry that attempt to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well as the development of the literary techniques used in the communication of these pieces.

Not all writings constitute recorded materials, such as compilations of data (e.g., a check. A History of Early Christian Literature Paper - Justo L.

Gonzalez: Westminster John Knox Press Historical events have long been the standard lens through which scholars have sought to understand the theology of Christianity in late antiquity.

The lives of significant theological figures, the rejection of individuals and movements as heretical, a. A literary history of early Christianity: including the fathers and the chief heretical writers of the ante-Nicene period.

For the use of students and general. History of Early Christianity Named Best Scholarly Book in Arts and Sciences. By Jennifer Schuessler Febru am Febru am. It may be easier for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven than for an page, heavily footnoted scholarly book about early Christianity to enter the best-seller list.

A literary history of early Christianity: including the fathers and the chief heretical writers of the ante-Nicene period. For the use of students and general readers. The New Testament: A Literary History Gerd Theissen Drawing from Max Weber's discussion of the evolution of religious organizations, Theissen describes the development of early Christian literature as a series of phases in the life of the movement: the charismatic, the.

The Study of Early Christianity. The most important statement of what the study of early Christianity entails is the volume Harvey and Hunter Since new directions in the conception of history and historiography inform this volume, it is essential to refer to Clark here as well.

The volume Alkier is also included here although it focuses on the question why the study of the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Literary History of Early Christianity by Charles Thomas Cruttwell (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at.

Introduction: the literary culture of the earliest Christianity / Frances Young -- The apostolic and sub-apostolic writings: the new testament and the apostolic fathers / Richard A. Norris, Jr.

-- Gnostic literature / Richard A. Norris, Jr. -- Apocryphal writings and acts of the martyrs / Richard A. Norris, Jr. -- The apologists / Richard A. Norris, Jr.

-- Irenaeus of Lyon / Richard A. Norris /5(3). Women Officeholders in Early Christianity: Epigraphical and Literary Studies - Ebook written by Ute E. Eisen. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Women Officeholders in Early Christianity: Epigraphical and Literary : Ute E. Eisen. orthodoxy and organization in early Christianity early Christianity and the Roman empire.

Also including a comprehensive guide for students that lists major collections of literary and non-literary sources, major journals and series, and major text books, it is an excellent aid to the study of Christianity in history. Topics include apostles, prophets, theological teachers, presbyters, enrolled widows, deacons, bishops, and oikonomae on 'source-oriented perspectives for a history of Christian women in official positions.' Women Officeholders in Early Christianity: Epigraphical and Literary Studies () by Ute E.

Format: Paperback. Latin Literature in Early Christianity. The Latin language was not at first the literary and official organ of the Christian Church in the West. The Gospel was announced by preachers whose language was Greek, and these continued to use Greek, if not in their discourses, at least in their most important acts.

The sections on Christianity's expansion eastwards and the tragic history of the churches of central Asia, still a little-known and under-researched subject, are among the very best in the book.

Bart Ehrman Bart D. Ehrman is a leading authority on the New Testament and the history of early Christianity, and the author or editor of more than thirty books, including the New York Times bestsellers Misquoting Jesus, How Jesus Became God, and The Triumph of Christianity.A Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has created eight.

Getting ahold of such a rich and diverse history requires guidance and a skillful approach. In this brilliant survey course, you'll explore traditions of belief and innovate ways to describe, share, and live that faith. With Dr. Bellitto as your guide, you'll look at the major periods of church history: early, medieval, reformation, and modern.Probably it was the early stages of this movement which had rendered possible the acceptance by one another of Christianity and the Empire.

Certainly there is still much need of study, even if it produce only the statement of problems, as to the changed character of Christianity between the time of. For a history of the first generation of Christians, J. D.

G. Dunn has a very comprehensive book (it's a sequal to his book on the historical Jesus, but is independent enough that nothing is lost if one reads it and not the first book). The book is Beginning from Jerusalem (Christianity in the Making, vol.

2).