The Early Christians: In Their Own Words

September 1, 2014|
The Early Christians: In Their Own Words by Tertullian
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In these firsthand accountsof the early church, the spirit of Pentecost burns with prophetic force through the fog enveloping the modern church. A clear and vibrant faith lives on in these writings, providing a guide for Christians today. Its stark simplicity and revolutionary fervor will stun those lulled by conventional Christianity.

The Early Christiansis a topically arranged collection of primary sources. It includes extra-biblical sayings of Jesus and excerpts from Origen, Tertullian, Polycarp, Clement of Alexandria, Justin, Irenaeus, Hermas, Ignatius, and others. Equally revealing material from pagan contemporaries - critics, detractors, and persecutors - is included as well.
Eberhard Arnold (1883-1935) studied theology, philosophy, and education and was widely sought as a speaker at student conferences and other gatherings. In 1920, leaving a promising career as a writer and the privileges of upper-middle- class life in Berlin, he moved with his wife and children to Sannerz, a small village in central Germ...
Title:The Early Christians: In Their Own Words
Product dimensions:379 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.5 in
Shipping dimensions:379 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.5 in
Published:September 1, 2014
Publisher:Plough Publishing House
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780874865967

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