Discourses Concerning the Truth of the Christian Religion; And Remarks on Ecclesiastical History, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

Discourses Concerning the Truth of the Christian Religion; And Remarks on Ecclesiastical History, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Discourses Concerning the Truth of the Christian Religion; And Remarks on Ecclesiastical History, Vol. 2 Disputes about the word hypostasis State of Arianism after Constantine The faults on both sides Constantine variable in his conduct towards the contendia parties The creed Arius The death of Arius, and the various opinions aboutit Supposed to have been obtained by the prayers of Alexander of Constantinople Controversy concerning the Holy Ghost The creed of the 'semiarians The Nicene creed as it stood originally Institution of Christian holy days An unreasonable canon relatln to marriage Constantine assisted by pretengcd angels Said to have had a divine revelation to build Con stantin0ple Appoints chaplains for the army State of literature in his reign Builds many churches, palaces, &e. S superstition Is buried in a church His clemency and character Works miracles after' his death Character of the fourth century Conversion of some Indian nations Wonderful conversion of the Iberi History of Theophilus, the Arian missionary to the Homeritae, and of his miracles Spyridon and Agapetus, supposed to have been workers of mirac es The story of the discovery of the cross Du Pin, remarks on him and his Bibliotheque Paulinus, a bad witness for miracles Paphnutius, an instance of his prudence concern ing the married clergy Council of Illiberis. Its canons about usury, vir ginity, and against the Jews An account of the ecclesiastical historians, and of Valesiusstheir editor Eusebius. -his character, and notions concerning the Arian controversy, the nature of the Son and Holy Spirit, miracles, images, Ste. Some passages in his works corrected or ex plained Second council of Nice establishes the worship of images Socrates the historian. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 513g
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  • United States
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  • 0243071035
  • 9780243071036