A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography
|edited by Henry Wace|
| Retail: $49.95|
Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches
Pub Date: July 2014
Item Number: 702691
Categories: Church History; General Reference Works
Discover essential, reliable information on over 800 Christian personalities, groups, and literature to the end of the sixth century A.D. in this unique, concise volume.
It includes descriptions of the principal sects and heresies that challenged orthodox Christianity on several fronts during the early years. A remarkably comprehensive work, this volume evolved from the distinguished four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature. For anyone serious about the early church and the people who made indelible marks in its story, this is a fundamental resource.
• Features reliable sketches of major Christian personalities of the
first six centuries.
“This book should be in any pastor, scholar, teacher, professor,
or student’s library. It is a comprehensive guide to
over 800 Christian personalities, groups, and literature
from the time of Christ to the end of the sixth century,
from Abercius to Zosimus....Buy and use this helpful reference
|Henry Wace (1836-1924), former Dean of Canterbury and noted turn-of-the century scholar, author, and editor, is especially known for his work on the four-volume Dictionary of Christian Biography and with Philip Schaff on the fourteen-volume Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series.|