Donatism (Classic Reprint)

byAdrian Fortescue

Paperback | November 1, 2018

Donatism (Classic Reprint) by Adrian Fortescue
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The Donatists had great men as their opponents. St. Optatus was Catholic Bishop of Milene 42 in Numidia. Here, surrounded by the schismatical majority, he wrote his seven books against Parmenian, their Primate, about the year his one work, but enough to give him a title to fame. In it he traces the story of the schism, and argues against it. About twenty years later a still greater champion appears. St. Augustine was priest at Hippo Regius, in Numidia, from 391, Bishop of that city from 396. He, too, found himself surrounded with Donatists; though he notes in his later works that their number has greatly diminished. A Catholic bishop in a schismatical land, Augustine devoted a great part of his later life to refuting the schism. He and Optatus are the anti Donatist Fathers.

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Title:Donatism (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.12 inPublished:November 1, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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