Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature to the End of the Sixth Century A.D., with an Account of the Principal Sects and Heresies.

by Henry Wace


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This reference book is a valuable resource for teachers, students, pastors, and anyone interested in early Christian history. A heralded religious academic, Henry Wace attended King's College London and Oxford and served in many churches in his time, even becoming the Dean of Canterbury in 1903. His dictionary is a comprehensive compilation of over 800 important Christian characters, challengers, and literature. It features a complete overview of the major players of Christianity from its beginnings to the sixth century. The book also includes a profile of each of the major heresies and sects of Christianity though the ages and an analysis of the creeds and literature of the early church. Concise yet detailed, this dictionary is a natural choice for any book collection in need of a reliable review of Christian history.

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Henry Wace
Source: www.churchsociety.org/
Source: www.churchsociety.org/
Born: December 10, 1836
Died: January 9, 1924
Related topics: Agnosticism, Apologetics, Christian biography, Christian literature, Early, Church of England
Basic information: The Very Reverend Henry Wace (10 December 1836 – 9 January 1924) was Principal of King's College London (1883–1897) and Dean of Canterbury (1903–1924). He is described in the Dictionary of National Biography as "an effective administrator, a Protestant churchman of deep scholarship, and a stout champion of the Reformation settlement".
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