Flashcards in Lesson 1 Deck (13):
The visible church is known as Christianity
Apostasy is best defined as the foundation of the Christian Church
It is the goal of this study to produce a student who has a general understanding of the beginnings, whys, and distinctives of Church History.
Interpolation means "something has been added to the text"
History has been written by the righteous remnant
Early writers of Church History were doctrinally biased
In the early apostolic church there were few, if any, false teachings and doctrines.
Monotheism is the belief that there is only one God
Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp, and Tertullian are all considered to be Post-Apostolic Fathers
The Post-Apostolic Fathers were:
Clement of Rome
Ignatius the Bishop of Antioch
Polycarp the Bishop of Smyrna
The early church fathers were divided in their belief that the Scriptures were inspired.
Another name for the Lord's Supper is Eucharist.
Polycarp was the Bishop of Smyrna who died as a first century martyr.
According to history he was a second century martyr