By David N. Bell

First released in 1989, A Cloud of Witnesses has been thoroughly rewritten to include a large number of youngster amendments and a large amount of more information. just like the first variation, it truly is meant as an creation to the formative first years of the Christian theological culture. In those pages the critiques and personalities of the Fathers of the Church that emerge are awarded opposed to the highbrow, social, and political international in their occasions, yet because the publication is simply an creation, the writer provides the improvement of Christian doctrine in a slightly extra logical and cohesive demeanour than was once the case in reality.

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