Category Archives: church history

Cyprian vs. Stephen, Bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web-Archive Originally posted on Jan. 19, 2015 Third Century Opposition to Claims of Primacy by Stephen (d. 257) especially by Cyprian (d. 258) On Catholic Answers, episode #6796, Dr. David Anders argued that in the third century Pope Stephen … Continue reading

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Cyprian’s opposition to Stephen, bishop of Rome, 257-258 AD

From the web archive.

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Augustine on the bondage of the will to sin

“But now, can that part of the human race to whom God hath promised deliverance and a place in the eternal Kingdom be restored through the merits of their own works? Of course not! For what good works could a … Continue reading

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How did we get the Biblical Canon?

  Also, What is the Apocrypha?   Also, see here for lots of other resources on the issue of the Biblical Canon from a Protestant perspective.  Additional important comments on the canon existence in the first century and the process … Continue reading

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Sola Fide: Justification by Faith Alone – John Chrysostom (349-407 AD)

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About the Canon of Scripture and church history

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Canon Revisited, by Michael J. Kruger Michael J. Kruger has some excellent books and a very informative web-site on the issues on the New Testament canon. I recommend his book, Canon Revisited for people wanting…

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Empires and Missions (19th & early 20th century missions) (expanded on July 30)

A very interesting lesson from church history, by Robert Godfrey of Ligonier Ministries. https://renewingyourmind.org/2018/07/28/empires-and-missions Here are some notes I made:  (with expansion on July 30) Empires and Missions Robert Godfrey Late 19th and Early 20th century. As Empires spread, so … Continue reading

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