History of the Christian Church, 8 Volumes   -     By: Philip Schaff
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Hendrickson Publishers / 1985 / Hardcover

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Philip Schaff (1819-1893) was a German Reformed church historian, born in Switzerland. He was educated at Tubingen, Halle, and Berlin, and later took a position as Professor of Church History at Union Theological Seminary, New York. Schaff bases his work on the premise that church history in order to be valid and valuable must deal with three factors: 1) God through Christ, 2) man as a responsible moral creature, and 3) Satan as a real being employing the Anti-Christ as his agent at the end of time.

Schaff begins his history with an examination of the preparation for Christianity in Judaism and the heathen world and the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The 8 volume series concludes with a general introduction to modern church history and a thorough analysis of the productive period of the Reformation, tracing the Protestant movement in Germany and Switzerland to the close of the 16th century. There are footnotes, charts, maps and each volume contains its own alphabetical index.

Schaff taught church history at German Reformed Seminary in Mercersburg, Penn., and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He was involved in the formation of the Evangelical Alliance, the revision of the English Bible (the Revised Version), and the Alliance of the Reformed Churches. Schaff was founder of the American Society of Church History.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 6946
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 1985
Dimensions: 9.2 X 5.3 X 12.2 (inches)
ISBN: 156563196X
ISBN-13: 9781565631960
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Philip Schaff (1819–1893) wrote one of the finest histories of the church available. His eight-volume work, which covers Christian history from the apostles to the Swiss Reformation, incorporates discussion of ideas and ideals throughout the history of the church with the requisite facts and figures for each period of history. Each volume contains maps, charts, notes, bibliographies, and an index.

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Philip Schaff, was a Swiss-born, German-educated Protestant theologian and a Church historian who spent most of his adult life living and teaching in the United States.

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    This is a classic work, a must for the minister and those who wish to know Church History. The bainding is very attractive, will look well in one's library. Other works will add to it, but none can replace it.
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    There are several hermeneutical issues. Some scriptural texts that are cited for use in proving his point are taken out of context. nevertheless, using a careful eye of discernment one can profit from the read.
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    Good binding and nicely packaged, I am anxious to read them cover to cover.
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    Solid Biblical perspective. Great price for such quality.
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    Schaff's History of the Church is an ongoing pleasure of information and encouragement in the training of churchgoers the world over. Depth of insight combined with practical summations bring out the quality of the material for understanding where the Church has been, and why it is going in a particular direction now. A must for all ministers, theologians, and church libraries.
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This set is the 4th printing, dated May 2011. Since the set is a reproduction of the revised 2nd edition from 1888, the typeface is an older style and there are occasional ink marks. The print quality of this set is going to be about the same as earlier print editions.

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