A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church: Second Series

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Philip Schaff, Henry Wace
Christian literature Company, 1890 - Christian literature, Early
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I read the Church History by Eusebius in this volume (of the Church Fathers set), which covers about 3/5 of the book. I'll read The Life of Constantine (also by Eusebius in this volume) later. The ... Read full review

Contents

The name Jesus and also the name Christ were known from the beginning and were honored by the inspired prophets
85
The religion proclaimed by him to all nations was neither new nor strange
87
The time of his appearance among men
88
About the time of Christ in accordance with prophecy the rulers who had governed the Jewish nation in regular succession from the days of antiquity...
89
The alleged discrepancy in the Gospels in regard to the genealogy of Christ
91
The cruelty of Herod toward the infants and the manner of his death
94
The times of Pilate
96
Testimonies in regard to John the Baptist and Christ
97
The disciples of ur Saviour
98
Narrative concerning the Prince of the Edessenes
100
BOOK II
103
How Tiberius was affected when informed by Pilate concerning Christ
105
The doctrine of Christ soon spread throughout all the world
107
Philos embassy to Caius in behalf of the Jews
108
The misfortunes which overwhelmed the Jews after their presumption against Christ
109
Pilates suicide no Chap VIII The famine which took place in the reign of Claudius no Chap IX The martyrdom of James the apostle no Chap X Agri...
110
The impostor Theudas and his followers
112
Helen the queen of the Osrhcenians
113
The preaching of the apostle Peter in Rome
115
Mark first proclaimed Christianity to the inhabitants of Egypt
116
God sent rain from heaven for Marcus Aurelius Caesar in answer to the prayers of our people
219
Catalogue of the bishops of Rome
221
The statements of Irenaeus in regard to the Divine Scriptures
222
The bishops under Commodus
224
Clement of Alexandria
225
The bishops in Jerusalem
226
Rhodo and his account of the dissension of Marcion
227
The false prophets of the Phrygians
229
Miltiades and his works
233
The manner in which Apollonius refuted the Phrygians and the persons whom he mentions
235
Serapion on the heresy of the Phrygians
237
How Apollonius suffered martyrdom at Rome
239
The pupils of Origen that became martyrs
252
Potamiaena
253
The writer Judas
254
The miracles of Narcissus
255
The bishops of Jerusalem
256
Serapion and his extant works
257
The writings of Clement
258
The Scriptures mentioned by him
261
Heraclas
262
The translator Symmachus
264
The extant works of the writers of that age
268
Church History from a d 1324
269
Constantine
405
PAGE
479
Representation of the cross in the palace and of Daniel at the public fountains
532
That he ordered a church to be built at Mambre
533
Destruction of idol temples and images everywhere
534
Destruction of the temple of Esculapius at JEgas
535
Chap LVIX Of the disturbance at Antioch by Eustathius
536
The emperors letter to Eusebius praising him for his refusing the bishopric of Antioch
538
Constantines edict against the heretics
539
How on the discovery of prohibited books among the heretics many of them return to the Catholic church
540
BOOK IV
541
Conquest of the Sarmatians consequent on the rebellion of their slaves
542
Letter of Constantine Augustus to Sapor king of the Persians containing a truly pious confes sion of God and Christ
543
How the zealous prayers of Constantine procured peace to the Christians T
544
That he directed even his Pagan soldiers to pray on the Lords day
545
That he described himself to be a bishop in charge of affairs external to the Church
546
Among other enactments he decrees that no Christian shall be slave to a Jew and affirms the validity of the decisions of councils
547
That he marked out before a covetous person the measure of a grave and so put him to shame
548
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