Category Archives: church history

Long Before the Council of Nicea of 325 AD, the early Church taught the Deity of Christ

https://www.str.org/blog/nine-early-church-fathers-who-taught-jesus-god#.Wk9rlFQ-dTY     Advertisements

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Council of Nicea, Deity of Christ, early church history, Theology

Historical Testimony for Jesus’ Death and Deity

The Death of Jesus and the Defeat of Islam: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-death-of-jesus-the-defeat-of-islam The Early Church Fathers on Jesus: https://www.risenjesus.com/the-early-church-fathers-on-jesus  

Posted in Apologetics, church history, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Deity of Christ, early church history, Historical Jesus, History, Islam, Muslims, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Irenaeus and the church at Rome in his day

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Irenaeus was one of the most important church fathers of the second century, who was bishop of Lyon, France, and who wrote around 180-200 AD, his famous work, Against Heresies, that was against Gnosticism…

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, Development of Doctrine, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholicism

Response to Dave Armstrong’s response to my article on his taking Irenaeus out of context

I begin with a link to an article by Anthony Lane, that David Waltz linked to at his blog.  (see at the very bottom of his side bar, right above the famous Newman quote)  This article by Anthony Lane is … Continue reading

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Dave Armstrong, early church history, Irenaeus, Roman Catholic False Doctrines, Roman Catholic false practices, Roman Catholicism, The rule of Faith, Tradition

Michael Kruger and Andreas Kostenberger on Walter Bauer and his “lost Christianities” thesis

 Walter Bauer, The Heresy of Orthodoxy  –  The NT books and early Christian diversity. How and When was the New Testament Canon put together.   When was Earliest complete list of New Testament Books.   

Posted in Bart Ehrman, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Tradition, Walter Bauer

Scripture, Tradition, and Church, by Anthony Lane

Scripture, Tradition and Church: An Historical Survey, by Anthony N. S. Lane https://biblicalstudies.org.uk/pdf/vox/vol09/scripture_lane.pdf

Posted in apostolic succession, church history, Development of Doctrine, Tradition

Dave Armstrong: Taking Irenaeus out of Context

Taking Irenaeus out of context “And then shall every word also seem consistent to him, if he for his part diligently read the Scriptures in company with those who are presbyters in the Church, among whom is the apostolic doctrine, … Continue reading

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