Constantine And The Bishops

Constantine and the Bishops
Publisher JHU Press
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Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 609
ISBN 0801871042
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Historians who viewed imperial Rome in terms of a conflict between pagans and Christians have often regarded Constantine's conversion as the triumph of Christianity over paganism. Here Drake offers a fresh understanding of Constantine's rule.

Constantine and the Bishops
  • Author : H. A. Drake
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2002-09-17

Historians who viewed imperial Rome in terms of a conflict between pagans and Christians have often regarded Constantine's conversion as the triumph of Christianity over paganism. Here Drake offers a fresh understanding of Constantine's rule.

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Constantine and the Bishops
  • Author : Harold Allen Drake,Professor H A Drake
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000

"A refreshingly original and powerfully argued re-conception of the issues and the forces at work in this period of the conversion not of Constantine, but of Christianity. A riveting story, and masterfully told." -- New Republic

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Constantine and the Council of Nicaea
  • Author : David E. Henderson,Frank Kirkpatrick
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25

Constantine and the Council of Nicaea plunges students into the theological debates confronting early Christian church leaders. Emperor Constantine has sanctioned Christianity as a legitimate religion within the Roman Empire but discovers that Christians do not agree on fundamental aspects of their beliefs. Some have resorted to violence, battling over

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Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity
  • Author : Claudia Rapp
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-21

Between 300 and 600, Christianity experienced a momentous change from persecuted cult to state religion. One of the consequences of this shift was the evolution of the role of the bishop—as the highest Church official in his city—from model Christian to model citizen. Claudia Rapp's exceptionally learned, innovative, and groundbreaking

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Constantine and the Cities
  • Author : Noel Lenski
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-15

Over the course of the fourth century, Christianity rose from a religion actively persecuted by the authority of the Roman empire to become the religion of state—a feat largely credited to Constantine the Great. Constantine succeeded in propelling this minority religion to imperial status using the traditional tools of

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Christianity  Democracy  and the Shadow of Constantine
  • Author : George E. Demacopoulos,Aristotle Papanikolaou
  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01

Winner of the 2017 Alpha Sigma Nu Award The collapse of communism in eastern Europe has forced traditionally Eastern Orthodox countries to consider the relationship between Christianity and liberal democracy. Contributors examine the influence of Constantinianism in both the post-communist Orthodox world and in Western political theology. Constructive theological essays feature

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Constantine s Sword
  • Author : James Carroll
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2002

Examines the two-thousand-year relationship between Christianity and Judaism, examining the long entrenched tradition of anti-Semitism that culminated in the Church's failure to protest the Holocaust during World War II.

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Life of Constantine
  • Author : Eusebius (of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea),Averil Cameron,Stuart George Hall
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1999

The emperor Constantine changed the world by making the Roman Empire Christian. Eusebius wrote his life and preserved his letters so that his policy would continue. This English translation is the first based on modern critical editions. Its Introduction and Commentary open up the many important issues the Life of

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Constantine and Eusebius
  • Author : Timothy David Barnes
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1981

Here is the fullest available narrative history of the reigns of Diocletian and Constantine, and a new assessment of the part Christianity played in the Roman world of the third and fourth centuries.

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Eusebius  Life of Constantine
  • Author : Eusebius
  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Release Date : 1999-09-10

Eusebius' Life of Constantine is the most important single record of Constantine, the emperor who turned the Roman Empire from prosecuting the Church to supporting it, with huge and lasting consequences for Europe and Christianity. The only English version previously available is based on a seventeenth-century Greek edition, but two

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Defending Constantine
  • Author : Peter J. Leithart
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-24

Peter Leithart weighs what we've been taught about Constantine and claims that in focusing on these historical mirages we have failed to notice the true significance of Constantine and Rome baptized. He reveals how beneath the surface of this contested story there lies a deeper narrative--a tectonic shift in the

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Ecclesiastical History
  • Author : Sozomen,Wyatt North
  • Publisher : Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02

Sozomen, a native of Palestine, was a Church historian who lived in the 5th century A.D. His Ecclesiastical History consists of nine books, which roughly coincide with the reign of Roman emperors.

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Rethinking Constantine
  • Author : Edward L. Smither
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14

What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian? Seventeen hundred years after Constantine's victory at Milvian Bridge, scholars and students of history continue to debate the life and impact of the Roman emperor who converted to faith in the Christian God and gave peace to the church.

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Athanasius and Constantius
  • Author : Timothy David Barnes
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2001

Barnes's reconstruction of Athanasius's career analyzes the nature and extent of the Bishop's power, especially as it intersected with imperial policies. Untangling classic misconceptions, Barnes reveals the Bishop's true role in the struggles within Christianity, and in the relations between the Roman emperor and the Church at a critical juncture.

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A Century of Miracles
  • Author : H. A. Drake
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01

The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle. Traditionally, in the year 312, the Roman emperor Constantine experienced a "vision of the Cross" that led him to convert to Christianity and to defeat his last rival to the imperial throne; and, in 394, a divine wind carried

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