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The history of the church from Christ to Constantine translated by G.A. Williamson by Eusebius of Caesarea

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Published by Augsburg Pub. House in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Christianity,
  • Church history

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEusebius :
ContributionsWilliamson, G. A. (Geoffrey Arthur), 1895- ed. and tr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR160.E5 W5 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination429 p. :
Number of Pages429
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24931869M
ISBN 100806615095
ISBN 109780806615097
LC Control Number75022726
OCLC/WorldCa2504935

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His History of the Church was the first book to record events in the life of the Church from the advent of Christ through the reign of Constantine. It proceeds chronologically and systematically, documenting the growth of the Church as it spread from Jerusalem throughout the whole of the Roman4/5.   In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century, and ending with the conversion of the Emperor Constantine, his aim was to show the purity and continuity of the doctrinal tradition of Christianity and its struggle against persecutors and : Penguin Publishing Group. Eusebius's account is the only surviving historical record of the Church during its crucial first years. Bishop Eusebius, a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians. In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the. The History of the Church was written by Eusebius of Caesarea ( - ). The Catholic Church refers to him as the Father of Church History because he is known as one of the most important historians of the Christian Church. The book covers the history of Christianity's first three centuries, from.

The book itself is, as a history book, not a primary source; but, if not a compilation of primary sources, Eusebius’ work is a very raw secondary source. Because it is the first history of the church, it sets important precedents that characterize the many ecclesiastical histories that follow it/5(). Find books like The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Hist. The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine - Ebook written by Eusebius. 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 The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine.5/5(3). In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century, and ending with the conversion of the Emperor Constantine, his aim was to show the purity and continuity of the doctrinal tradition of Christianity and its .

The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine by Eusebius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at History of the church from Christ to Constantine. Baltimore: Penguin Books, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately approximately History of the church from Christ to Constantine. Baltimore: Penguin Books, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Eusebius in his Church History recorded the Christian jubilation: "The whole human race was freed from the oppression of the tyrants. We especially, who had fixed our hopes upon the Christ of God. The history of the church from Christ to Constantine. [Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; G A Williamson; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- Sometimes called the "Christian Herodotus" and often referred to as the "Father of ecclesiastical history," Eusebius (A.D. ) has earned legitimate fame as the historian of Christian antiquity.