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spirit of early Christian thought

Robert Louis Wilken

spirit of early Christian thought

seeking the face of God

by Robert Louis Wilken

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Theology -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-339) and indexes.

    StatementRobert Louis Wilken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR165 .W65 2003, BR165 .W65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17720869M
    ISBN 100300097085
    LC Control Number2002011130

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Four authors - Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, and Maximus. Aug 26,  · Good resource for those wanting an intro to Christian thought.

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