By William C. Piercy, Henry Wace

Notice crucial, trustworthy info on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the top of the 6th century A.D. during this certain, concise quantity. It contains descriptions of the crucial sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on numerous fronts through the early years. A remarkably finished paintings, this quantity advanced from the prestigious four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For a person interested by the early church and the folks 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 relevant sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological traits of those rivals. • Covers greater than six hundred years of church background in a single handy quantity.

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REV. E. B. A. Vicar of Kellington; formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. B. The late REV. C. W. A. Formerly Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. B. The late REV. CANON W. D. Formerly Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Oxford. B. The late RIGHT HON. T. R. P. Fellow of All Souls' College, Oxford. B. The late REV. D. A. Formerly Rector of Thwing, Yorkshire. C. The late REV. J. G. D. B. C. REV. M. B. A. Vicar of Ash Bocking. , with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies. D. F.

REV. L. A. Rector of Stanton St. John, Oxford. J. D. REV. J. Ll. LITT. Formerly Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. D. REV. C. A. Prebendary of Chichester. D. The late REV. W. P. D. Formerly Professor of Divinity, Glasgow. FF. The late REV. E. S. A. Formerly Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, and Vicar of St. Mary's. F. The late RIGHT REV. A. P. L. Formerly Bishop of Brechin. F. The VERY REV. AND HON. W. H. D. Dean of Ripon. F. The late REV. J. M. A. Formerly Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.

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. The pope treated the accusation with deserved contempt, and Acacius was a second time suspended from communion with Rome (Pallad.

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