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Christianity Versus Orthodox Theology; Or, the Deception Unmasked (Paperback) Loot Price: R251
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Christianity Versus Orthodox Theology; Or, the Deception Unmasked (Paperback): Aaron Burton Levisee
Christianity Versus Orthodox Theology; Or, the Deception Unmasked (Paperback): Aaron Burton Levisee

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Christianity Versus Orthodox Theology; Or, the Deception Unmasked (Paperback)

Aaron Burton Levisee

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter iii. Constantine And The Church--The Reign Of Faith Without Reason--demoralizaTion And Degeneracy Of The Church. It was in the forests of Britain, in the year of our Lord 306, that the Roman legions proclaimed Constantine emperor of Rome. Constantine was at that time abeut 33 years of age. He had been born and bred in the military service and knew but little else. But in this he had already displayed his great ability as a commander in many bloody wars, and had won for himself a great name. He had need of all his military genius to make good the choice of his troops and to hold the rank their partiality had assigned to him. The empire was in the throes of dissolution. It had long been divided into the Eastern Empire and the Western. Galienus, an active and able leader, was the ruler of the Eastern Empire and was the declared foe of Constantine whom he undertook to supplant by appointing a favorite of his own to rule in the West. In all, Constantine's competitors for the throne of the Western Empire embracing Britain, Gaul, Spain and Italy, were not less than four or five. Amid such dangers and difficulties, he felt that, if he would live, he must reign. Force was the only law known to princes in those times. At the end of eighteen years of bloody civil wars, his competitors and opponents, one by one, had all been overcome, vanquished or destroyed, and Constantine was sole emperor of the united Empire. In this mighty struggle he had endured great labor, incurred many and great dangers, and had committed great crimes. He had reached the goal of his ambition--an ambition not unworthy of the greatest and best of men when worthily pursued. How Constantine won this proud station may be told in a few words. Says a writer in the American Cyclopedia, Vol. V, page...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Aaron Burton Levisee
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-48810-7
Barcode: 9781151488107
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-48810-0

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