- After Acts
Life in the early early church
- Persecution of the Saints
How the early Christians took up their cross and followed Jesus. Learn the stories of Ignatius, Polycarp, and Perpetua.
- Dos, Don’t, and Donatists
Is the church a society of saints, or a school for sinners? How should we deal with those who lapsed?
- Montanus to the right of them, Marcion to the left of them
- Canon in front of them
How the New Testament was formed.
- Love the Lord with all thy mind
The early apologists and how they built the intellectual foundations for the faith.
- Love not the world
St. Anthony and the birth of monasticism
- By this sign, conquer!
Constantine the Great, and how Christianity went from being persecuted to ruling the empire.
- Who do you say that I am?
The Council of Niceae and the Arian controversy.
- Preachers and Politicians
The tangled webs of church and state issues.
- Saint Augustine of Hippo
“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee.”
- The Fall of Rome
It was the end of the world as they knew it.
- Now What?
Links to resources where you can delve deeper.
And there were.
And it was confusing.