Christian Tradition: The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition, 100-600 A.D v. 1

Christian Tradition: The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition, 100-600 A.D v. 1 : A History of the Development of Doctrine

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In this five-volume opus--now available in its entirety in paperback--Pelikan traces the development of Christian doctrine from the first century to the twentieth. "Pelikan's "The Christian Tradition" [is] a series for which they must have coined words like 'magisterial'."--Martin Marty, "Commonweal"show more

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  • Paperback | 417 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 566.99g
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0226653714
  • 9780226653716
  • 124,041

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The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition is the history of this critical, troubled time. Pelikan focuses upon the subtle relation between what the faithful believed, what teachers--both orthodox and heretical--taught, and what the church confessed as dogma during its first six centuries of growth. In constructing his work, Pelikan has made use of exegetical and liturgical sources in addition to the usual polemical, apologetic, and systematic or speculative more

About Jaroslav Pelikan

Jaroslav Pelikan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale more

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