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The Gnostic Heresy

Early Heretics

Conversion of St. Paul..

First Year of the Church

Progress of the Gospel – Deposition of Pilate

Caligula, Fourth Emperor of Rome. The Statue of Caligula.. 46

The Church at Antioch.

47

The first Call of the Gentiles. Claudius, fifth Emperor of Rome. 48

Famine in Judæa - Presbyters....

49

Agrippa the Elder - Death of James...

50

Subsequent government of Palestine. The Service of the

Gentiles

52

Dispersion of the Apostles

53

St. Paul's Apostolic Journeys

54

Judaizing Christians-Council at Jerusalem

56

Cerinthus and the, Cerinthians

58

Disagreement between Paul and Peter

59

Nero, the fifth Emperor of Rome. St. Paul's Imprisonment 60

St. Paul's Release

61

Christianity at Rome.....

62

Christianity at Alexandria

63

St. Peter at Rome. Freedom from Roman Persecution..... 64

Causes of Roman Persecution

65

First General Persecution ..............

66

Effects of Persecution

67

The Jewish war. The Christians at Pella-Nazarenes and

Ebionites

68

Menander,

69

Titus, eleventh Emperor of Rome. Domitian, twelfth Emperor

of Rome

70

The Nicolaitan Heresy

72

Nerva, thirteenth Emperor of Rome. Apolonius of Tyana.... 73

The Apostle John

74

Canon of Scripture......

75

Fates of the Apostles. The Apostolic Fathers

76

State of the Church at the end of the first century.

78

Continuation of Miracles

79

Trajan, fourteenth Emperor of Rome. Pliny's Letter and Tra-

jan's Rescript .....

80

Millenium. Saturninus

82

Basilides

83

Elxai. Hadrian, fifteenth Emperor of Rome

84

Apologies of Quadratus and Aristides...

85

Hadrian's Decree ...

The Work of Celsus...............

87

Carpocrates

88

Antoninus Pius, sixteenth Emperor of Rome. Valentinus. 89

Cerdon and Marcion.

90

Justin Martyr

91

Edict of Antoninus Pius. The Paschal Controversy.

93

Hegesippus. Marcus Aurelius, seventeenth Emperor of Rome. 95

Apologies of Athenagoras, Melito, &c.......

96

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102

Christianity in Britain

103

The Catechetical school at Alexandria

104

Commodus, eighteenth Emperor of Rome

105

Clemens Alexandrinus

106

Severus, twenty-first Emperor of Rome. Heresy of Theodotus

and Artemon

107

The Patripassians

108

Tertullian..

109

Doctrine, Government, &c. in the second century.

110

Number of Christians in the second century

111

Persecution by Severus...........

112

Life and Writings of Origen..

113

Persecution at Rome

116

Defence of Minutius Felix, Rapid succession of Roman Em-

perors...

117

Alexander Severus, twenty-fifth Emperor of Rome....

118

Council of Iconium

119

Maximinus, twenty-sixth Emperor of Rome

120

Gordian, twenty-eighth Emperor of Rome. Heresy of Beryllus.

Philip, twenty-ninth Emperor of Rome ..

121

Cyprian

122

Decius, thirtieth Emperor of Rome

123

Monachism

124

Lapsed Christians..

125

The Novatian Schism

126

Gallus, thirty-first Emperor of Rome. Valerian, thirty-second

Emperor of Rome

128

Lapsed Bishops.

129

Infant Baptism. Baptism by Heretics..

130

The Sabellian Heresy :

131

Gallienus, thirty-third Emperor of Rome

Dionysius of Alexandria...

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Paulianists

........................ 134

Gregory Thaumaturgus

135

Aurelian, thirty-fifth Emperor of Rome. Manichæism

136

Diocletian, thirty-ninth Emperor of Rome ..

138

The Hieracites. Doctrine, Government, &c. in the third

century

139

The Diocletian Persecution

The Meletian Schism.

143

The Donatists....

144

Conversion of Constantine

145

Subsequent Acts of Constantine..

146

Arianism

147

The Council of Nice

148

Life and Works of Eusebius

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