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Become aware of crucial, trustworthy info on over 800 Christian personalities, teams, and literature to the top of the 6th century A.D. during this designated, concise quantity. It comprises descriptions of the important sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on a number of fronts throughout the early years. A remarkably finished paintings, this quantity developed from the celebrated four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For someone desirous about the early church and the folk who made indelible marks in its tale, it is a primary resource.- positive aspects trustworthy sketches of significant Christian personalities of the 1st six centuries.- Analyzes the records, creeds, and literature of the early church and its opponents.- Describes the valuable sects and heretics of early Christianity, together with discussions of the theological developments of those opponents.- Covers greater than six hundred years of church historical past in a single handy quantity.

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