Heresies: Heresy and Orthodoxy in the History of the Church
Number of Pages: 512
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 1984
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This volume presents a clarion call to evangelicals to preserve tenaciously "the faith once delivered to the saints." Frank E. James III wrote in the "Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society: " "Brown deserves to be commended not only for his insightful scholarship and his readable style but also and more importantly for providing a sorely-needed jab to the soft underbelly of modern evangelicalism."
Harold O.J. Brown (1933-2007) received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and was professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical International University and author of several books.
William BramscherRandall, MNAge: 55-65Gender: male2 Stars Out Of 5Generally conservative Christian text.March 7, 2012William BramscherRandall, MNAge: 55-65Gender: maleThe text is not very revealing at to actually history, but seems to hold to strict Orthodox teaching.
The 'bias' does not give way to candid and more actual history of how the "losers," the Gnostics evolved, but the
Basically, if you have Ecclesiastic History, or Church History that cites the Council(s), there is now need for this text.
It just goes back to who judged the 'heretics' heretics, and does not go too deep into their practice.
Prof W L Bramschyer, Retired
Michael5 Stars Out Of 5September 28, 2007MichaelI was very pleased with the fullness and scope of this work. Many people wish to not look at heresies thinking they will go away, or totally with out basis. Harold O.J. Brown explores in a very educated and studied manner the actual heresies that surrounded the old Christian church. Very in depth and detailed too I might add. The insight is amazing, and Harold Brown is not afraid to give his research information. <br /><br />It's nice to know about the early cults and heresies from back then, being many resurface today under a new cloak to get others to blindly embrace. But by the study of them, it makes for much easier analyzing situations that encompass us today.