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The Church And Ministry In The Early Centuries

Thomas M. Lindsay

The Church And Ministry In The Early Centuries is a book written by Thomas M. Lindsay that provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the Christian Church and its ministry during the first few centuries of its existence. The book covers a range of topics, including the origins of the Christian Church, the early Christian communities, the role of bishops and priests, the spread of Christianity throughout the Roman Empire, and the emergence of various Christian doctrines and practices.The author draws upon a wide range of primary sources, including early Christian writings, historical documents, and archaeological evidence, to provide a detailed and nuanced account of the early Church. He also provides critical analysis of the various controversies and debates that arose within the Church during this period, such as the Arian controversy and the Donatist schism.Throughout the book, Lindsay emphasizes the importance of understanding the historical context in which the early Church and its ministry developed. He argues that this context was shaped by a complex interplay of social, political, and religious factors, and that a thorough understanding of these factors is essential for understanding the early Church and its legacy.Overall, The Church And Ministry In The Early Centuries is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of Christianity and the development of the Christian Church. It provides a detailed and nuanced account of the early Church and its ministry, and offers insights into the complex social, political, and religious context in which it emerged.The Eighteenth Series of the Cunningham Lectures.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 420
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.93in - 1.35lb
  • EAN: 9781428602625
  • Categories: Christian Church - HistoryChristianity - History