EARLY CHRISTIAN HISTORY

Christianity changed rapidly and radically in the post-apostolic era.

A basic knowledge of early Christian history will greatly improve your understanding of these doctrinal and ecclesiastical developments, and the influences that drove them.


Recommended:

Chadwick, The Early Church, 1993.

Davidson, The Birth of the Church, 2005.

Davis, The First Seven Ecumenical Councils, 327-787, 1992.

Frend, The Early Church: From the beginnings to 461, 1982.

Frend & Stevenson, Creeds, Councils and Controversies, 2011.

Frend & Stevenson, A New Eusebius, 2013.

Hall, Doctrine and Practice in the Early Church, 2011.