History of Christian churches and sects, from the earliest ages of Christianity.

by John Buxton Marsden

Publisher: R. Bentley in London

Written in English
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  • Church history,
  • Sects

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StatementBy the Rev.J. B. Marsden.
LC ClassificationsBR145 .M3
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Pagination2 v.
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LC Control Number32029728

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Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. Christianity began in the 1st century AD after Jesus died, as a small group of Jewish people in Judea, but quickly spread throughout the Roman e early persecution of Christians, it later became the state the Middle Ages it spread into Northern Europe and Russia.

During the Age of Exploration, Christianity expanded throughout the world; it is currently the largest. That Christianity was just one of a number of evangelical Jewish sects of the first century, that the gospels were written in Greek, a language that Jesus is very unlikely to have spoken, and that there were a large number of competing versions of Christianity and texts before the 1st Council of Nicea are just some of the sub-plots in the s: It is important to separate Schaff's actual historic observations, like: "the early church did not practice infant baptism", from his personal comments, like: "but infant baptism is in harmony with the Gospel" etc.

History Of The Christian Church* Contents: Apostolic Christianity A.D. Ante-Nicene Christianity A.D. Christianity's Jewish Roots Christianity began as a movement within Judaism.

Much of the earliest proclamation of the Gospel took place in the synagogues. The Christians did not side with the Jews in their revolt against Rome beginning in 66 A.D., and by the end of the first century the church had largely separated from the synagogue.

From the persecutions of the early church to the papal–imperial conflicts of the Middle Ages, from the religious wars of 16th- and 17th- century Europe to the challenges of science and secularism in the modern era, and from the ancient Christian communities of Africa and Asia to the "house churches" of contemporary China, this sequence of Reviews:.

The history portions were good for an introduction, but far too short to be really useful. The belief portions were incredibly repetitive.

Logically, in order to be selected as a CHRISTIAN denomination, the author chose denominations that share the core Christian beliefs.

But to re-state them for each and every entry is boring and s: Christianity - Christianity - Church and state: The relationship of Christians and Christian institutions to forms of the political order has shown an extraordinary diversity throughout church history.

There have been, for example, theocratically founded monarchies, democracies, and communist communities. In various periods, however, political revolution, based on theological foundations, has.The book serves well as an overview of the history of imperial Christianity (called Orthodox Christianity in the book) and how they actively wiped out native cultures, which often emphasized a multi-faceted view of divinity and a deep respect for the natural world, and created a new one based on strict adherence to male authority.4/5(58).