An Epitome Of General Ecclesiastical History; From The Earlier Period To The Present Time, With An…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1833 Excerpt: ... Chap. 6. Results Of The Revolution. 181 CHAPTER VI. Result of the Revolution under Constanline. Rise of Arianism. CouncU. of Nice. Death of Constanline. Succeeding emperors. Julian's attempt to restore Paganism. His defeat in rebuilding the Temple at Jerusalem. Persecutions in Persia. Eusebius. Basil. Chrysostom. Jerome. Augustine. Pelagianism. Civil revolution in Europe. Daniel's vision of the ten horns. Conversion of the harbarous nations. Franks. Irish. Britons. Progress of error and superstition in the 5th and 6th centuries. Thb revolution under Constantine, was one from which almost every thing which the Christian values, might be hoped; but alas! such is the depravity of human nature, it was one in which almost every thing of evangelical worth was lost. Constantinc brought the world into the church, and the church was paralyzed. The number of nominal Christians was indeed increased a thousand fold. A new spring was given to missionary effort; and in this century a number of barbarous tribes among the Armenians, the Ethiopians, the Georgians, the Goths, and the Gauls, were partially enlightened by the Gospel of Christ. The work oftranslating and circulating the Holy Scriptures, also received great encouragement; though, for the former, few had learning and industry sufficient. The Latin version of Jerome, though far from being correct, stands pre-eminent over all others that were made. Schools were es. tablished, and libraries were formed for Christian youth; and the study of philosophy and the liberal arts was encouraged, that Christianity might not suffer by a comparison of her advocates with the erudition and skill of'the sages of Paganism. Immense and splendid temples were erected and richly endowed; and a great priesthood was regularly organized a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1833 Excerpt: ... Chap. 6. Results Of The Revolution. 181 CHAPTER VI. Result of the Revolution under Constanline. Rise of Arianism. CouncU. of Nic...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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