Title Four Tragic Shifts in the Visible Church
Book Condition new
Publisher Searching Together 1993
Seller ID 152
After the opening essay, "4 Tragic Shifts," excerpts from other sources are provided that highlight the flavor of early church life. Included are The Church of the Catacombs (Oetting), The Early Christian Church (J.G. Davies), The Apostolic Church (Everett F. Harrison), The Beginnings of Christianity -- The State of the Roman World at the Birth of Christ (George P. Fisher), Apostolic & Post-Apostolic Times (Leonhard Goppelt), History of the Church of God (C.B. Hassel), and The Organization of the Early Christian Churches (Edwin Hatch). Also has an article by "William Barlow" (pen name) that questions the traditional centrality of the sermon, and its actual value in communicating truth to God's people ("Communicating the Gospel").
Sermon, Early Church Life, persecution, Constantine, elders, body life