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Author Leithart, Peter J.

Title Defending Constantine : the twilight of an empire and the dawn of Christendom / Peter J. Leithart.

Imprint Downers Grove, IL : IVP Academic, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    270.1 LEI    Available
Description 373 p.; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-366) and indexes.
Contents Sanguinary edicts -- Jupiter on the throne -- Instinctu divinitatus -- By this sign -- Liberator ecclesiae -- End of sacrifice -- Common bishop -- Nicaea and after -- Seeds of evangelical law -- Justice for all -- One God, one emperor -- Pacifist church? -- Christian empire, Christian mission -- Rome baptized.
Subject Constantine I, Emperor of Rome, d. 337 -- Influence.
Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
Rome -- History -- Constantine I, the Great, 306-337.
ISBN 0830827226 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780830827220 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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