The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine

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Penguin Books Limited, Nov 23, 1989 - History - 434 pages
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"Could I do better than start from the beginning of the dispensation of our Saviour and Lord, Jesus the Christ of God?"

Bishop Eusebius (c. AD 260–339), a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians. In tracing the history of the Church from the time of Christ to the Great Persecution at the beginning of the fourth century and ending with the conversion of the Emperor Constantine, his aim was to show the purity and continuity of the doctrinal tradition of Christianity and its struggle against persecutors and heretics, and he supported his account by extensive quotations from original sources.

This edition of G. A. Williamson's clear, fluid translation is accompanied by an introduction by Andrew Louth discussing the life and works of Eusebius, together with notes, bibliography, map of the world of Eusebius and brief biographies of the figures who appear in the work.

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Review: The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine

User Review  - Will Donovan - Goodreads

Like Livy, Eusebius is best taken with a grain (nay, a wagon full) of salt. His infatuation with church leaders and Constantine come through, showing clear biases in the texts. Having said that, WOW ... Read full review

Review: The History of the Church: From Christ to Constantine

User Review  - Jeffrey - Goodreads

This book is a classic, in the true sense of the word. Palestinian Church Bishop and historian Eusibius collected and compiled the writings of various church leaders who recorded bits from their own ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

The so-called 'Father of Ecclesiastical History', Eusebius (263-339) was a Greek Christian. His prodigious literary output can be grouped into four categories: the historical, the apologetic, the Biblical and the dogmatic. G.A Williamson was a renowned scholar of the Classics.

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