The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 1: The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition (100-600)

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University of Chicago Press, 1971 - Religion - 394 pages
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 materials.

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A phenomenal book by Jaroslav Pelikan. "The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition(100-600)" is the first of five in his series The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine. Pelikan ... Read full review

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Elizabeth A. Kaye specializes in communications as part of her coaching and consulting practice. She has edited Requirements for Certification since the 2000-01 edition.


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