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Published by Plough Pub. House in Farmington, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian literature, Early.

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    Statementselected and edited by Eberhard Arnold.
    ContributionsArnold, Eberhard, 1883-1935., Bruderhof Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR63 .A713 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 367 p. :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL689536M
    ISBN 100874860954
    LC Control Number97036585
    OCLC/WorldCa37955413

      In the second-century Epistle to Diognetus, the author goes out of his way to declare how normal Christians are in regard to what they wear, what they eat, and how they participate in society. However, he then says, “[Christians] share their meals, but not their sexual partners” (Diogn. ). Again, this is the trait that makes Christians.


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The introductory essay on the early Church felt a little bit dated (not surprising, for a book first published in the 's!), but once the early Christians begin to speak for themselves the book really comes alive (dramatically so, for words first written nearly years ago!!!) Reviews: The Early Christians is a topically A clear and vibrant faith lives on in these writings, providing a guide for Christians today.

Its stark simplicity and revolutionary fervor will 4/5. The Early Christians in Their Own Words is a reflection of the Christian faith and its way of life aflame with uninhibited zeal and unwavering devotion.

This is what life in the Spirit really must be. Arnold was the founding pastor of the Bruderhof Community, whose members strive to imitate what they understand to be the purity and devotion of. THE EARLY CHRISTIANS- IN THEIR OWN WORDS VIII God’s kingdom, and an undivided willingness to sacrifice everything for its sake.

It is this order of priority – the spiritual before the theological, the immediate before the historical –. The Early Christians In Their Own Words is an attempt by one Christian scholar to sketch a comprehensible image of the Christian life as it was within the first hundred years after the end of the Apostolic age, i.e.

the post New Testament era. Eberhard Arnold wanted to let his readers into the faith of those who received the Gospel message. Buy The Early Christians: In Their Own Words 4th Revised edition by Arnold, Eberhard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions. Get this from a library. The early Christians in their own words. [Eberhard Arnold; Bruderhof Foundation.;] -- Previous eds. entered under: Arnold, Eberhard, Translated and edited by the Society of Brothers.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. The Early Christians: In Their Own Words Eberhard Arnold, Eberhard Arnold. A source book of original writings including texts by Tertullian, Hermas, Ignatius, Justin, Polycarp, Irenaeus, Origen and Clement of Alexandria.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Early Christians: In Their Own book by Eberhard Arnold. A source book of original writings including texts by Tertullian, Hermas, Ignatius, Justin, Polycarp, Irenaeus, Origen and Clement of Alexandria.

The passages Free shipping over $/5(4). The Diversity of Early Christianity From the beginning, early Christians struggled to define for themselves the identity of Jesus and the meaning of his message. One of the most lively early church scholars was Tertullian, the North African who lived from around AD He commended the Christian faith to the pagan world.

In this excerpt we get priceless insight into the practices of early Christian worship, discipline, leadership selection, and financial giving. But most significantly, Tertullian. Get the book here: Includes writings such as: The Didache, 1 Clement, the Letters of Ignatius, first hand accounts of early.

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The Early Christians: In Their Own Words by Eberhard Arnold. Publisher: Plough Publishing House ISBN/ASIN: ISBN Number of pages: Description: Not merely a volume of collected writings of Christians living in early church communities, this anthology is a reflection of a faith and a way of life aflame with uninhibited zeal and unwavering devotion.

In these firsthand accounts of the early church, the spirit of Pentecost burns with prophetic force through the fog enveloping the modern church. A clear and vibrant faith lives on in these writings, providing a guide for Christians today.

Its stark simplicity and revolutionary fervor will stun those lulled by conventional Early Christians is a topically arranged collection of. contrast to their pagan contemporaries, they saw themselves as soldiers under oath, as fighters in a deadly battle against the prince of this world.

To read the early Christians in their own words is to be con-fronted with a primal boldness and clarity that sweeps the horizon clean and forces us to take a new look at our own sit-uation. Eusebius of Caesarea (c.

AD – ) was an early church historian. In ADhe was made bishop of Caesarea in Palestine. The last few years have seen a fair share of books arguing that religion is the cause behind all that is wrong with the world.

In Handed Down: The Catholic Faith of the Early Christians, James L. Papandrea examines that most crucial era in the transmission of Christian truth: the time of the early Church, when the brilliant and holy teachers known as the Church Fathers took the apostolic faith they received and from it shaped the Christian religion.5/5(2).

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The Early Christian View of the Savior By Gary Amirault Research Obstacles If one lets them talk long enough, they will usually hang themselves with their own words and the truth will be revealed to those who want the truth.

This article is for those who desire the truth no matter what it will cost them. To the early Christians. Title:: The Early Christians, in Their Own Words: Editor:: Arnold, Eberhard, Editor:: Bruderhof Foundation: Note: Rifton, NY: Plough Publishing House, c   Or, in simpler words, the early church was a group of liars, lying about what had happened in the decades before their time.

Instead of preaching. Early Christians eagerly soaked up the word of God like a sponge. The New Testament letters, for instance, not only contain direct quotations from the Old Testament but also many subtle allusions (brief phrases) that were expected to be understood by the reader.

For instance, the book of Revelation alone does not contain a single direct. COVID is spreading across the globe as I write these words. In my section of the world, people are stockpiling hand sanitizers, facemasks, toilet paper, and bottled water, and some have already self-quarantined.

The focus of these efforts, naturally, is protection of self and others from the spread of the virus. But in the midst. In his book, One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions, C. Kavin Rowe describes this inspirational example and the cultural shift that was born out of the crisis.

“ a second-century Roman discovers that Christians will care for the sick and dying in the midst of the plague while Galen [a Roman doctor] and his troupe.

"Why did Jesus cause and allow the early Christians to be mistaken about the timeframe of His return?" I read an interesting booklet on this very topic a few decades ago. (I see someone offering it now on Amazon for only $!) The Disciples were young men in their late teens or early twenties living in a society suppressed by the Roman Empire.

Early Christians. authorship by an apostle and authorship by a close associate of an apostle Old Testament, oral tradition about Jesus' words and deeds and messages of prophets in the church.

For their beliefs and practices the earliest Christians depended on the. The term "canon" originally referred to a view of his own words as.

Early records dating to less than two hundred years after Christ lived on earth document Christians, at risk to their own lives, caring for sick and dying people during extreme epidemic and pandemic conditions. Followers of Christ took seriously the words of Jesus recorded in John “A new command I give you: Love one another.

This book teaches readers ten principles of cold-case investigations and applies these strategies to investigate the claims of the gospel authors. The book is accompanied by an eight-session Cold-Case Christianity DVD Set (and Participant’s Guide) to help individuals or small groups examine the evidence and make the case.

The early Church was built on the blood of martyrs. While the Roman Empire was pagan, it was dangerous to be a Christian.

Purges and persecutions were regularly held. To the Romans, who generally tolerated other gods and even added foreign deities to their pantheon, the Christians seemed perverse and antisocial in holding to just their own god.

Along with others you'll find here, I recommend: Bruce Shelley, Church History in Plain Language (4th ed), Thomas Nelson. It delivers the goods without making you learn an entirely new vocabulary. Good place to start if you're not looking to go a.

The Christian view of the state: some early Christians “accepted” war because they believed war to be included in their belief that “the State was a useful and necessary institution, ordained by God for the security of life and property, the preservation of peace, and the prevention and punishment of the grosser forms of human sin.”.

The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present. Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c.

AD 30–. Like their Jewish predecessors and Jewish contemporaries, early Christians believed that the Hebrew Bible was God's book, and therefore a book that should cast light on current events and moral.Early Christian art and architecture adapted Roman artistic motifs and gave new meanings to what had been pagan symbols.

Among the motifs adopted were the peacock, Vitis viniferavines, and the "Good Shepherd".Early Christians also developed their own iconography; for example, such symbols as the fish were not borrowed from pagan iconography. Early Christian art is generally divided into two.

4. Prayer. Corporate prayers were offered at times. Early believers saw themselves as one before God in their worship and prayers.

We see that example in Acts 4: When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord" (Acts a).