Early Christianity in North Africa / François Decret ; translated by Edward Smither.

By: Decret, FrançoisPublication details: Eugene, Or. : Cascade Books, c2009Description: xii, 228 p. : maps ; 23 cmISBN: 1556356927; 9781556356926Uniform titles: Christianisme en Afrique du Nord ancienne. English. Subject(s): Tertullian, ca. 160-ca. 230 | Cyprian, Saint, Bishop of Carthage | Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo | Christianity -- Africa, North | Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 | Africa, North -- Religion | Africa, North -- History -- To 647LOC classification: BR190 | .D4313 2009
Contents:
Geographical and historical background -- Origins of the African church -- Tertullian: the "master" -- Mid-third-century persecution and crisis in Africa -- Cyprian, the "pope" of Carthage -- Organization and life of the third-century African churches -- The Donatist schism and the division of African Christianity -- The diverse African religious landscape in late antiquity -- Augustine of Hippo and the glory of the "great church" -- The final stages of the African church: from the Vandal invasion to the Arab Maghreb.
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Translation of: Le christianisme en Afrique du Nord ancienne.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222) and index.

Geographical and historical background -- Origins of the African church -- Tertullian: the "master" -- Mid-third-century persecution and crisis in Africa -- Cyprian, the "pope" of Carthage -- Organization and life of the third-century African churches -- The Donatist schism and the division of African Christianity -- The diverse African religious landscape in late antiquity -- Augustine of Hippo and the glory of the "great church" -- The final stages of the African church: from the Vandal invasion to the Arab Maghreb.