A History of the Christian Church

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C. Scribner's sons, 1918 - Church history - 624 pages
 

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Since publication of the first edition in 1918, A History of the Christian Church by Williston Walker has enjoyed outstanding success and recognition as a classic in the field. Written by an eminent ... Read full review

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Professor Walker occupied Yale University's ecclesiastical history department like a colossus. One gem I appreciated because it contradicts so much of what we commonly believe was the "sack of Rome ... Read full review

Contents

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Page 177 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Page 561 - Council approving, we teach and define that it is a dogma divinely revealed that the Roman Pontiff when he speaks ex Cathedra, that is, when in discharge of the office of Pastor and Doctor of all Christians, by virtue of his supreme apostolic authority he defines a doctrine regarding the faith or morals to be held by the Universal Church...
Page 589 - To secure a larger combined influence for the Churches of Christ in all matters affecting the moral and social condition of the people, so as to promote the application of the law of Christ in every relation of human life.
Page 40 - Beloved, now are we children of God, and it is not yet made manifest what we shall be. We know that, if he shall be manifested, we shall be like him; for we shall see him even as he is.
Page 98 - For not as common bread and common drink do we receive these, but in like manner as Jesus Christ our Savior, having been made flesh by the Word of God, had both flesh and blood for our salvation, so likewise...
Page 152 - Subsistence, not parted or divided into two persons, but one and the same Son, and only begotten, God the Word, the Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 40 - And this is life eternal, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou didst send, even Jesus Christ.
Page 494 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 70 - Whence you ought to know that the bishop is in the Church, and the Church in the bishop...
Page 513 - I felt my heart strangely warmed. I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone for salvation, and an assurance was given me that he had taken away my sins...

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