Doctrine and practice in the early church / Stuart G. Hall

Author(s): Hall, Stuart George
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Subjects: Theology, Doctrinal--History--Early church, ca. 30-600
Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1992
LC Classification: B, BT
Physical Description: x, 262 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. God and the Gods 1
2. Community and Morality 16
3. The Message and the Messengers 25
4. Proliferation and Excess 36
5. Defence and Definition: Early Apologists 48
6. Tradition and Truth: Irenaeus of Lyons 57
7. Latin Theology Launched: Tertullian 67
8. Sectarian Religion and Episcopal Authority 74
9. One Church, One Baptism: Cyprian 85
10. The Alexandrian Heritage: Clement 95
11. Origen the Theologian 100
12. The Rise of Constantine 112
13. Arius and the Council of Nicaea 121
14. Councils and Controversies: 327-361 137
15. Towards Synthesis: 361-378 148
16. Theodosius I and the Council of Constantinople 161
17. New Spirituality: The Monastic Movement 173
18. Origenism, Jerome and John Chrysostom 183
19. Augustine of Hippo 191
20. Cyril, Nestorius and the Council of Ephesus 211
21. Eutyches, Leo and the Council of Chalcedon 223
22. The Heritage of Ancient Theology 237
Further Reading 247
Index 251
Notes: LCCN: 92184334
ISBN: 0802806295
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
OCLC Number: 25273636
ISBN/ISSN: 0802806295