In the beginning of the History, "The Ante-Nicene Christian Library" provides a store of information from which much has been drawn. "Essays on the Latin Orient" by William Miller, has also been made use of. Etheridge; and to "Early Christianity Outside the Roman Empire" by F. For the description of the spread of the Nestorians into China, "Cathay and the Way Thither" by Col.
When the time of Marcion is reached, "Marcion Das Evangelium vom Fremden Gott" by Ad. Harnack is used, and for matters connected with the Roman Empire, "East and West Through Fifteen Centuries" by Br.-Genl. The chapter on the Eastern Churches, especially the Nestorian, owes very much to "Le Christianisme dans l'Empire Perse sous la Dynastie Sassanide" by J. Sir Henry Yule, published by the Hakluyt Society, is of great interest and has been freely drawn upon. Perhaps the largest use has been made of the works of Dr.
Revell Company, 316 Third Avenue, New Jersey Home Evangel, 418 Church Street, Toronto First Impression ...1931 Second ...1935 Third ...1946 Fourth ...1950 Fifth ...1955 Made and Printed in Great Britain There is one history, which, though it contains the darkest tragedy, yet by common consent is called "The Good News", "The Glad Tidings", or by a name which it has captured and made its own: "The Gospel".
Interwoven with these, inseparable from them, is the History of Israel, which is therefore itself one of universal value.
Some spiritual movements are considered which only partially accepted the principle of taking the Scriptures as sufficient guide, because in their measure these too throw valuable light on the possibility of such a course.
Its four historians are uniquely known as "The Four Evangelists", or tellers forth of the Good News.A beginner may look up the subject in one of these standard works of reference, where he will be directed to some of the literature considered as authoritative. We are indebted to Georg Schepss for the true history of Priscillian and his teaching. Schriftsteller des 4 Jahrhunderts" describes his discovery in the Würzburg University, in 1886, of the important MS. Important information as to those called Paulicians is given in "Die Paulikianer im Byzantischen Kaiserreiche etc." by Karapet Ter-Mkrttschian, Archdeacon of Edschmiatzin, the centre of the Armenian Church. The document was discovered by the translator in 1891 in the library of the Holy Synod at Edjmiatzin; his notes and comments are of the utmost interest and value.In reading a selection of this he will be referred to the original authorities and also (as these are not always available) to their most trustworthy expositors. An invaluable book for the period is "The Key of Truth A Manual of the Paulician Church of Armenia" translated and edited by F. The discovery of the "Key of Truth" raises the hope that other documents illustrating the faith and teaching of the brethren may yet be found.Weitere Informationen zu unseren Cookies und dazu, wie du die Kontrolle darüber behältst, findest du hier: Cookie-Richtlinie.BEING SOME ACCOUNT OF THE CONTINUANCE THROUGH SUCCEEDING CENTURIES OF CHURCHES PRACTISING THE PRINCIPLES TAUGHT AND EXEMPLIFIED IN THE NEW TESTAMENT LONDON PICKERING & INGLIS LTD. The foundations of this history, the preparation for it, indeed the actual foretelling of it and evidences of its truth precede it in the Scriptures of the Old Testament.