The Dramatic History of the Christian Faith

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from the beginnings to the death of Augustine

‘There is no more thrilling and dramatic history than that of the Christian Religion. First, the wonderful life of its Founder, then the heroic struggles of a handful of disciples against an entire world…. As far as possible each of the periods considered has been centred round some representative figure. The history of any movement is the history of living men…’ : Setting the Stage/ Birth of the new faith/ St Paul & the Spreading of the Faith/ Christ or Emperor, the Age of Martyrdom/ Marcion & the Gnostics: Heresy or Orthodoxy?/ Clement of Alexandria & the Rise of Christian Theology/ Origen, the Initiate in the Mysteries of Jesus/ Plotinus, Father of Christian Mysticism/ Constantine & the Triumph of Christianity/ Athanasius, Defender of the Faith/ St Augustine, Passionate Seeker After God/ St Augustine, the Mystic.

166 pp hardback 1927, ex libris with decorative bookplate, very occasional spotting, overall  good condition


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Weight 0.305 kg
Dimensions 14.6 × 2.3 × 21.7 cm
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