Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Why Study Church History?

Ian Clarey @ presents a lecture on the need to study church history.



Reasons why people don't like church history: boring; fear.

Five Reasons to Study It

Identity; Christianity an Historical Religion; Warns against past errors; Gives understanding of doctrinal development; Inspiration.

Example: Patristics

The story of Perpetua and Felicitas

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