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The First Age of Christianity & the Church (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R368
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The First Age of Christianity & the Church (Volume 1) (Paperback): Johann Joseph Ignaz Von Dllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von...
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The First Age of Christianity & the Church (Volume 1) (Paperback)

Johann Joseph Ignaz Von Dllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von Dollinger

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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. 1877. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... love bound together the daily growing society who were wont to assemble in Solomon's Porch, regarded by tradition as a relic of the old temple. They were looked upon by the people with a kind of shrinking awe.1 The fame of the extraordinary events of Pentecost, and of the numerous healings which surrounded the path of the infant Church, as of its Divine Founder, encircled them in public estimation with a halo which even their enemies for a time scrupled to touch. As St. Peter on all occasions took the precedence, acting and speaking first, as being the head of the young Church, on him, too, the gift of healing chiefly rested. Already the sick were brought from the neighbouring towns, and the pressure on him was so great that they had to be placed on their beds in the streets, that only the shadow of the Apostle as he passed might fall upon them.2 The Apostles having been imprisoned anew, at the suggestion of the Sadducees in concert with the High Priest AnnaSj were miraculously set free and preached again immediately in the temple. Then Gamaliel, a Pharisee of great reputation, advised in the high Council a wise and merciful policy of delay. It was best to see first what would come of the thing. This advice prevailed so far that the Sanhedrim dismissed the Apostles after they had been punished with scourging, and again forbidden to preach Jesus. 1 Acts v. 12, 13. - Acts v. 15, 16. With the principle of this order they did not comply, and now broke out the storm of a general and systematic persecution.1 Among the seven men who had been entrusted with the newly-established office of the diaconate, for the care of the poor, Stephen ranked first in power and in spiritual gifts. Himself a Hellenist, he had come into contact as a messenger of Christ with Hellenis...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Johann Joseph Ignaz Von Dllinger • Johann Joseph Ignaz von Dollinger
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16441-5
Barcode: 9781150164415
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-16441-7

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