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Prestige of the bishop in Eusebius' Ecclesiastical history

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dc.contributor.advisor Robinson, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Ginn, Craig W. C.
dc.contributor.author University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science
dc.date.accessioned 2007-04-24T15:42:12Z
dc.date.available 2007-04-24T15:42:12Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/95
dc.description iv, 250 leaves ; 28 cm. en
dc.description.abstract The Ecclesiastical History is the primary historical source of the Christian Church in the pre-Constantinian era. The History narrates the nature and work of Christ, the highlights of the apostolic age and the advancement of the Christian Church in the Roman Empire up to the principate of Constantine. Investigating the Ecclesiastical History using a quantitative method reveals Eusebius' preoccupation with the office of the bishop. There is almost no subject that Eusebius addresses that does not reflect his portrayal of the bishop's influence and universal presence. This thesis demonstrates the high status and undisputed authority of the episcopate as presented by Eusebius of Caesarea. The research of this thesis contributes to an understanding of the bishop in Roman society before Imperial favour. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1999 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Thesis (University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science) en
dc.subject Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340 Ecclesiastical history en
dc.subject Bishops en
dc.subject Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 en
dc.subject Dissertations, Academic en
dc.title Prestige of the bishop in Eusebius' Ecclesiastical history en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science
dc.publisher.department Department of Religious Studies

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