The Christian Ecclesia; A Course Of Lectures On The Early History And Early Conceptions Of The Ecclesia, And Four Sermons by Fenton John Anthony HortThe Christian Ecclesia; A Course Of Lectures On The Early History And Early Conceptions Of The Ecclesia, And Four Sermons by Fenton John Anthony Hort

The Christian Ecclesia; A Course Of Lectures On The Early History And Early Conceptions Of The…

byFenton John Anthony Hort

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PREFACE. THIS book consists in the first place of a course of lectures delivered by Dr Hort as Lady Margaret Professor in the Michaelmas Terms of 1888 and 1889 on 'The Early History and the Early Conceptions of the Christian Ecclesia'. The plan of the lectures is the same as that of the Lectures on Judaistic Christianity. They contain a careful survey of the evidence to be derived from the literature of the Apostolic age for the solution of a fundamental problem. The title 'Ecclesia' was chosen, as the opening lecture explains, expressly for its freedom from the distracting associations which have gathered round its more familiar synonyms. It is in itself a sufficient indication of the spirit of genuine historical enquiry in which the study was undertaken. The original scheme included an investigation into the evidence of the early Christian centuries, and the book is therefore in one sense no doubt incomplete. On the other hand it is no mere fragment. The lectures as they stand practically exhaust the evidence of the New Testament, at least as far as the Early History of Christian institutions is concerned. And Dr Hort's conclusions on the vexed questions with regard to the ' Origines' of the different Orders in the Christian Ministry will no doubt be scanned with peculiar interest. It is however by no means too much to say that it was the other side of his subject, 'the Early Conceptions of the Ecclesia', that gave it its chief attraction for Dr Hort. And on this side unfortunately the limitations of lecturing compelled him to leave many things unsaid to which he attached the greatest importance. An effort has been made to supply this deficiency by including in the volume four Sermons dealing with different applications of the...
Title:The Christian Ecclesia; A Course Of Lectures On The Early History And Early Conceptions Of The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217072704

ISBN - 13:9780217072700

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