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The Ancient Church

Its History, Doctrine, Worship, and Constitution, Traced for the First Three Hundred Years

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Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 220,157 / 691 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.2
LoC Categories: BL, BT
Downloads: 7,754
Added to site: 2005.09.16
mnybks.net#: 11034
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, History
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THEOLOGY OF THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH.

* CHAPTER I.

THE NEW TESTAMENT, ITS HISTORY, AND THE AUTHORITY OF ITS VARIOUS PARTS.-- THE EPISTLE OF CLEMENT OF ROME.

Why our Lord wrote nothing Himself,

The order in which the Gospels appeared,

Internal marks of truthfulness and originality in the writings of the Evangelists,

The Acts of the Apostles treat chiefly of the acts of Peter and Paul,

On what principle the Epistles of Paul arranged in the New Testament,

The titles of the sacred books not appended by the Apostles or Evangelists, and the postscripts of the Epistles of Paul not added by himself, and often not trustworthy,

The dates of the Catholic Epistles,

The authenticity of the various parts of the New Testament,

Doubts respecting the Epistle to the Hebrews, and some of the smaller Epistles, and the Apocalypse,

Division of the New Testament into chapters and verses,

All, in primitive times, were invited and required to stud

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.03.15
Thomas Sparks
*****

An interesting retrospect of nineteenth century theological thinking. Refressing interest.........


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