Addenda

Since the third revision of this volume in 1889, the following works deserving notice have appeared till September, 1893. (P. S.) Page 2. After Nirschl add E. Bernheim Lehrbuch der historischen Methode. Mit Nachweis der wichtigsten Quellen und Hilfsmittel zum Studium der Geschichte. Leipzig, 1889. Edward Bratke Wegweiser zur Quellen- und Literaturkunde der Kirchengeschichte. Gotha, 1890 (282 pp.). Of the Church History of Kurtz (who died at Marburg, 1890), an 11th revised edition appeared in...

Jewish And Gentile Christianity

Traditions Respecting John. CHAPTER VIII. CHRISTIAN LIFE IN THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH. 44. The Power of Christianity. 45. The Spiritual Gifts. 46. Christianity in Individuals. 47. Christianity and the Family. 48. Christianity and Slavery. 49. Christianity and Society. 50. Spiritual Condition of the Congregations. The Seven Churches in Asia. CHAPTER IX. WORSHIP IN THE APOSTOLIC AGE. 51. The Synagogue. 52. Christian Worship. 53. The Several Parts of Worship. 54....

Philip Schaff

This page copyright 2002 Blackmask Online. http www.blackmask.com CHAPTER I. PREPARATION FOR CHRISTIANITY IN THE HISTORY OF THE TEWISH AND HEATHEN WORLD. CHAPTER III. THE APOSTOLIC AGE CHAPTER IV. ST. PETER AND THE CONVERSION OF THE TEWS CHAPTER V. ST. PAUL AND THE CONVERSION OF THE GENTILES. CHAPTER VI. THE GREAT TRIBULATION. (MATT. 24 21.) CHAPTER VII. ST. TOHN, AND THE LAST STADIUM OF THE APOSTOLIC PERIOD. THE CONSOLIDATION OF TEWISH AND GENTILE CHRISTIANITY. CHAPTER VIII. CHRISTIAN LIFE IN...

First Period

CHAPTER I. PREPARATION FOR CHRISTIANITY. 8. Central Position of Christ in the History of the World. 9. Judaism. 10. The Law, and the Prophecy. 11. Heathenism. 12. Grecian Literature, and the Roman Empire. 13. Judaism and Heathenism in Contact. CHAPTER II. JESUS CHRIST. 14. Sources and Literature. 15. The Founder of Christianity. 16. Chronology of the Life of Christ. 17. The Land and the People. 18. Apocryphal Tradition. 19. The Resurrection of Christ. CHAPTER...

Preface To The Revised Edition

As I appear before the public with a new edition of my Church History, I feel more than ever the difficulty and responsibility of a task which is well worthy to occupy the whole time and strength of a long life, and which carries in it its own rich reward. The true historian of Christianity is yet to come. But short as I have fallen of my own ideal, I have done my best, and shall rejoice if my efforts stimulate others to better and more enduring work. History should be written from the original...

Preface To Third Revision

The continued demand for my Church History lays upon me the grateful duty of keeping it abreast of the times. I have, therefore, submitted this and the other volumes (especially the second) to another revision and brought the literature down to the latest date, as the reader will see by glancing at pages 2, 35, 45, 51 3, 193, 411, 484, 569, 570, etc. The changes have been effected by omissions and condensations, without enlarging the size. The second volume is now passing through the fifth...

From The Preface To The First Edition

Encouraged by the favorable reception of my History of the Apostolic Church, I now offer to the public a History of the Primitive Church from the birth of Christ to the reign of Constantine, as an independent and complete work in itself, and at the same time as the first volume of a general history of Christianity, which I hope, with the help of God, to bring down to the present age. The church of the first three centuries, or the ante-Nicene age, possesses a peculiar interest for Christians of...