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By Henry Chadwick

This publication offers an entire and relaxing narrative background of the 1st six centuries of the Christian Church, reading how Christianity replaced historic Greek and Roman society. Following a chronological procedure, Henry Chadwick's transparent exposition of significant texts and theological debates of their historic context is unrivalled in detail.

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