By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace
Observe crucial, trustworthy details on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the tip of the 6th century A.D. during this detailed, concise quantity. It comprises descriptions of the vital sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on numerous fronts throughout the early years. A remarkably entire paintings, this quantity advanced from the prestigious four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For someone eager about the early church and the folk who made indelible marks in its tale, it is a basic resource.
• beneficial properties trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries. • Analyzes the files, creeds, and literature of the early church and its rivals. • Describes the central sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological traits of those competitors. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church background in a single handy quantity.
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358. ] (Soz. iv. 25; Theod. ii. D. 341 (Soz. iii. 5), when in the presence of the emperor Constantius "the Golden Basilica" was dedicated by a band of ninety bishops, and he subscribed the ambiguous creeds then drawn up from which the term Homoousion and all mention of "substance" were carefully excluded. D. 347. They refused to submit to the sentence, and withdrew to Philippopolis, where they held a council of their own, deposing their deposers, including Pope Julius and Hosius of Cordova (Theod.
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. 4 Henry Wace in urging Arcadius to depose him (Pallad. p. 82). He added acts of open violence to his urgency with the timid emperor, until he had gained his end in the final expulsion of the saint, June 20, 404. Nor was his hostility even now satiated. Acacius sent to Rome one Patronus, with letters accusing Chrysostom of being the author of the conflagration of his own church.
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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography by William C. Piercy, Henry Wace