With the only surviving account of Christianity during its first 300 years, Eusebius pioneered ecclesiastical history; his use of extensive quotations from original sources is exemplary. In this abridged version, Maier, famous for his translation of Josephus, accurately captures the vitality of the original and includes ample notes. 368 pages, softcover. Kregel.
This new, highly affordable paperback edition includes Maier's best-selling translation, historical commentary on each book of "The Church History," and ten maps and illustrations. Often called the "Father of Church History," Eusebius recorded crucial information about the lives of Jesus' disciples, the development of the New Testament, Roman politics, and the persecution of early Christians.