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The imperial church from Constantine to the Early Middle Ages / by Karl Baus [and others] ; translated by Anselm Biggs.

New York : Seabury Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780816404445, 0816404445

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Other Title Reichskirche nach Konstantin dem Grossen.
Other Authors Baus, Karl.
Subjects Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Church history -- Middle Ages.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Church history -- Primitive and early church.
Series Handbuch der Kirchengeschichte. v. 2.
Description xvii, 846 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes "A Crossroad book."
Translation of Die Reichskirche nach Konstantin dem Grossen.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 763-773) and index.
Contents From Christianity's position of equality to one of privilege by the favor of the emperor Constantine II -- Origin and course of the arian controversy to the death of Constantine (337) -- The struggle over the council of Nicaea under the sons of Constantine -- The attempted restoration of paganism by the emperor Julian 361-363 -- Collapse of arianism and definitive recovery of the Nicene theology at the council of Constantinople (381) -- Development of the relationship of church and state in the fourth century : the church of the empire -- Christology to the coucil of Ephesus (431) -- From Ephesus to Chalcedon -- The origenist controversy at the turn of the fourth and fifth centuries -- The priscillianist movement -- The struggle with donatism -- Pelagius and the aftermath -- Missionary activity of the church -- The bulding of the organization of the church of the empire -- The further development of the Roman primacy from Melchiades to Leo I -- The clergy of the church of the empire -- The liturgy -- Preaching and piety -- Early Christian monasticism : development and expansion in the east -- The monasticism of the Latin west -- Church and society.
The henoticon and the Acacian schism -- The elaboration of the church of the Byzantine empire in the age of the emperor Justinian I -- Justinian's zigzag course : the origenist troubles -- The controversy over the three chapters and the fifth general council. End of the age of Justinian -- Justinian's successors : monoenergism and monothelitism -- The rise of the national churches on the frontiers of the Byzantine empire -- Early Byzantine monasticism -- Theological and religious literature -- Organization and inner life of the eastern imperial church -- Missionary activity of the early Byzantine imperial church -- The assault of Islam -- The origins of Christianity in Ireland and Scotland -- The conversion of the Franks and Burgundians. Origin and organization of the Merovingian national church -- The East germans and Catholicism : the conversion of the Sueves and Visigoths of Spain to Catholicism and the second flowering of Christian antiquity in the Spanish Visigoth national church -- The Lombards and Italy -- North African Christianity from the beginning of the Vandal rule to the Muslim invasion -- The papacy between Byzantium and the German kingdoms from Hilary (461-468) to Sergius I (687-701) -- The ecclesiastical organization and the clergy -- Liturgy, care of souls, piety -- Latin monasticism from the mid-fifth century to the end of the seventh century -- Theological discussions -- The epilogue of early Christian Latin literature -- List of popes, councils, and rulers.
Geographic Area Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6143723
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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