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

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Dr. James White on the historical process of the canon of the New Testament

http://www.aomin.org/aoblog/1989/10/01/the-early-canon-process-of-the-new-testament    

Posted in Apologetics, Canon of Scripture, church history, early church history, Historical reliability of the Bible, Uncategorized

Ten things about Eastern Orthodoxy

http://effectualgrace.com/2017/04/17/10-things-about-eastern-orthodoxy/ A very helpful summary of Eastern Orthodoxy, in light of the conversion of Hank Hanegraaff to Eastern Orthodoxy.  (by Sam Storms)  (Posted by Pastor John Samson at Effectual Grace. Samson links directly to Storms’ article.) See also: Causing Unbelievers … Continue reading

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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    

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