From Apostles to Bishops: The Development of the Episcopacy in the Early Church

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Paulist Press, 2001 - Religion - 253 pages
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" ... the historical development of the ministry of leadership in the early Church, beginning with the New Testament and ending with Saint Cyprian, the bishop of Carthage during the middle years of the third century."--Page viii.

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Francis A. Sullivan has written a comprehensive and very objective account of the development of episcopacy in Rome and elsewhere in the very earliest years of Christianity. He accepts, although ... Read full review


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