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This classic text gives a broad overview of the early Christian church, how it was formed, and how it dealt with the Roman empire, which was at first hostile to Christianity, and then under Constantine the Great how it came to embrace the new faith. 

The author, George Hodges, also examines the many heresies that beset the church from within, and the various figures that would defend the correct definition of the faith. 

The book consists of the following chapters:

Chapter I: The Roman World

Chapter II: The Struggle for Life

Chapter III: The Defence of the Faith

Chapter IV: The Organization of Religion

Chapter V: The Arian Debate

Chapter VI: Monasticism in the East Basil: Gregory

Chapter VII: Ambrose

Chapter VIII: Chrysostom

Chapter IX: Monasticism in the West: Martin: Cassian: Jerome

Chapter X: Augustine

Public Domain (P)2021 Patristic Publishing

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