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" In the development of Christianity Africa plays the very first part ; if it arose in Syria, it was in and through Africa that it became the religion for the world. "
The Provinces of the Roman Empire: From Caesar to Diocletian - Page 347
by Theodor Mommsen, William Purdie Dickson, Francis Haverfield - 1886 - 384 pages
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The Provinces of the Roman Empire from Caesar to Diocletian, Volume 2

Theodor Mommsen - Roman provinces - 1887
...was not till the Christian period that it became otherwise. In the development of Christianity i'. Africa plays the very first part ; if it arose in...position in the world, so in a similar way for the transfer374 The African Provinces. [BOOK VHI. ence of Christianity from the serving East to the ruling...
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The Extinction of the Christian Churches in North Africa

Leonard Ralph Holme - Africa, North - 1898 - 263 pages
...Provinces,' the great German scholar says1, " In the development of Christianity, Africa plays the first part ; if it arose in Syria, it was in and through Africa that it became the religion of the world." Dean Milman adds his testimony2 ; — " Africa, not Rome, gave birth to Latin Christianity....
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Saint Paul and the Ante-Nicene Church: An Unwritten Chapter of Church History

Stewart Means - Christian life - 1903 - 349 pages
...Alexandria, Origen. Syria was the cradle of Christianity, but, as the great historian of Rome has said, "In the development of Christianity Africa plays the...very first part : if it arose in Syria, it was in Africa that it became the religion of the world."1 It is not possible to have any conception of Latin...
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Carthage and Tunis: The Old and New Gates of the Orient, Volume 1

Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen, Ethel M. Stevens, Joseph I. Spadafora Whitaker, Hanno - Carthage (Extinct city) - 1906 - 663 pages
...North Africans. Mommsen goes so far as to say, " In the development of Christianity, Africa plays the first part ; if it arose in Syria, it was in and through Africa that it became the religion of the world " ; in other words, Carthage gave us Christianity. The fact was that the people of North...
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Augustine of Hippo: A Biography

Peter Robert Lamont Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 548 pages
...Provinces of the Roman Empire, the great historian Theodor Mommsen once remarked of Christianity that, 'if it arose in Syria, it was in and through Africa that it became the religion of the world'.78 Reading the Dolbeau sermons of the years 404 and after, we come to hear with disturbing...
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Church Life and Thought in North Africa.

...underlay the quiet surface of the national life. Mommsen has well said (Prov. Rom. Emp. vol. n. p. 343) "In the development of Christianity Africa plays the...Africa that it became the religion for the world... If Christianity was by the destruction of the Jewish Church-state released from its Jewish basis, it...
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