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There have been many books written to assist churchwardens in discharging their duties, detailing their responsibilities in respect of the intricacies of ecclesiastical law and making the role seem quite a challenge. The office of churchwarden is one of the oldest recognised forms of Lay Ministry and is the...
The legacies of the Coptic Christian presence in northern Egypt from the fourth century to the present day
This introductory survey looks at how Christianity took root in the second century, how it battled to stay true to the vision of Christ's apostles, and how it developed in ways that would shape both the Church and Western culture over the next two thousand years.
Focusing on the sites where early Christians lived and worked, this combines archaeology with early inscriptions and texts to offer clues which help to piece together the world of early Christianity. With the author's photographs of the sites, the reader is therefore drawn into the beautiful world which these early...
Who was Paul of Tarsus? Radical visionary of a new age? Gender-liberating progressive? Great defender of orthodoxy? In Remembering Paul, Benjamin L. White offers a critique of early Christian claims about the "real" Paul in the second century C.E.-a period in which apostolic memory was highly contested-and sets these ancient...
Christianity in the Second Century seeks to show how study on this period of Christian development has undergone substantial change.