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From Jerusalem to Nicea


The Church in the First Three Centuries


This volume includes the text of the Lowell Lectures delivered by Philip Moxom on various topics in early Christian history.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-354-8
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: May 27,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 459
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-354-8
$168.85
$101.31

The lectures published in this volume were originally delivered in 1895 as part of the Lowell Lectures of the Lowell Institute in Boston. The lectures are concerned with various topics in the earliest period of Christian history, such as: "The Rise and Spread of Early Christianity", "The Organization of the Early Church", "The Apostolic Fathers", "The Struggle with Heathenism", "The Struggle within the Church", "The Christian School of Alexandria", and "The First Ecumenical Council". The volume concludes with a helpful index of the major topics of discussion.

The lectures published in this volume were originally delivered in 1895 as part of the Lowell Lectures of the Lowell Institute in Boston. The lectures are concerned with various topics in the earliest period of Christian history, such as: "The Rise and Spread of Early Christianity", "The Organization of the Early Church", "The Apostolic Fathers", "The Struggle with Heathenism", "The Struggle within the Church", "The Christian School of Alexandria", and "The First Ecumenical Council". The volume concludes with a helpful index of the major topics of discussion.

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Philip Stafford Moxom

  • In Sacred Memory OF TWO FRIENDS HANNAH BRADBURY GOODWIN AND NATHANAEL SCHNEIDER, M.D. (page 5)
  • PREFACE (page 7)
  • CONTENTS (page 9)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE (page 11)
  • CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF ROMAN EMPERORS FROM AUGUSTUS TO CONSTANTINE (page 13)
  • FROM JERUSALEM TO NICAEA (page 15)
  • THE ORGANIZATION OF THE EARLY CHURCH (page 54)
  • THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS (page 101)
  • THE STRUGGLE WITH HEATHENISM : THE PERSECUTIONS (page 165)
  • THE STRUGGLE WITH HEATHENISM : THE APOLOGISTS (page 220)
  • THE STRUGGLE WITHIN THE CHURCH : HERESIES (page 278)
  • THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL OF ALEXANDRIA (page 335)
  • THE FIRST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL (page 395)
  • APPENDIX (page 447)
  • INDEX (page 449)