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Orthodoxy And Heresy in Earliest Christianity - BAUER, Walter

Fortress P.,U.S, 1971, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good. Wraps a little sunned. Previous owners inscription to ½-title page along with a discreet embossed stamp.

Bauer takes issue here with the long dominant view that heresy in the first Christian centuries consistently represented a later perversion of an original orthodoxy. He argues that in some areas the initial form of Christianity was actually heretical according to later standards, and that orthodoxy as defined by the church councils triumphed at a relatively late date.
Editor: Robert Kraft and Gerhard Krodel
Size: C Format (143 x 222)
Number of Pages: 326
ISBN: 0800613635

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