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Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

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Currently included in Basic Group (v. 11). Previously included in Classic II Group and also available as a "$10 deal". No credit is given towards a later purchase which includes the module.

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.
  • Analyzes the documents, creeds, and literature of the early church and its opponents.
  • Describes the principal sects and heretics of early Christianity, including discussions of the theological tendencies of these opponents.
  • Covers more than 600 years of church history in one convenient volume.

A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography
A Reference Guide to Over 800 Christian Men and Women, Heretics, and Sects of the First Six Centuries
• Originally published under the title, “A Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature” (1911)
Editors: Henry Wace, William C. Piercy
• Text of 1999 version published by Hendrickson Publishers

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