Pre-Nicene Teaching on Salvation Grid Ė Oct. 2018 version

SALVATION

 

Legend for Cells

S1. O.T. pointed to salvation in Christ in New Lk 2-4

S11. Adoption as sons of God Rom 8:23; 9:4 Eph 1:5

W = Wrote explicitly on this teaching

S2. Salvation is a gift of Godís grace Rm5:17; 1 Pet1:14

S12. We need to have faith Mk 4:40; Acts 3:16; 2 Pet 1:1

I = Implied as true, or opposite is false

S3. Jesusí death paid for our sins Mt 20:28; Rev 5:9

S13. Live by faith Gal 2:20b;3:8; Rom5:1;Acts13:39;Hab 2:4b

N = Implied since accepted Nicene Creed

S4. Saved by Jesusí blood or dying for us.Mk4:24;Rv1:5

S14. We are Godís ďchickensĒ (Implied) Ps 91:4; Mt 23:37

m = Mixed: some agree others would not

S5. Even Jews who reject Jesus will perish.Jn8:24;Rm9

S15. Shipwrecked faith/salvation 1 Tim 1:19

P = Partial. ex: S12 Rhodon says what our faith teaches.

S6. Believers are Godís elect 2 Tim 2:10; 1 Pet 1:2; Tt 1:1

S16. Confidence or assurance of salvation 1Jn 5:13-14

S7. The reprobate (non-elect) will be lost Rom 9:22

S17. Hope in God or Christ Job 13:15; Tt 2:13; Heb 6:19

- = no reference found

S8. Some elect died before knowing Savior Jn 8:56

S18. Our faith is precious 2 Pet 1:1; 1 Pet 1:7; Col 1:22-23

X = Disagree

S9. Some follow Christ for a time, yet perish.2Pet2:20

S19. Godís promises are great and precious 2 Pet 1:4

blank = not researched yet

S10. Not saved if living in sin Mt 7:22-23; 25:31-46

S20. Mystery of the Lord/faith Eph 3:8-9; 1 Tim 3:16

Writer totals include Wís & Iís but not Pís

Rows: blue=Bible manuscript, white=Christian writer, khaki=spurious, green=heresy, orange=schism, pink=strange writer, yellow=foreign missions, red=Christians persecuted, brown=Christians persecuting

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Nero and Domitian persecute Christians

50 & 95/96

est. 500K Christians. Labeled atheists; killed for refusing to worship emperor/idols.

Clement of Rome (wrote 1 Clement)

16.25

96/98

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An estimated 500,000 Christians

by 100 A.D.

According to the Ante-Nicene Fathers vol.4 p.126

Papias of Hierapolis, disciple of John

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95-110

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95-117

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Ignatius disciple of John (shortest version)

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c.100-117

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Trajan persecutes Christians

107-117

Answered Pliny the Youngerís letter. Christians not sought after but killed if found.

Didache (=Teaching of the Twelve Apostles)

4.75

c.60-120

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Apology of Aristides (Greek version)

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125or138-161

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Quadratus of Athens fragment (apologist)

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Epistle of Barnabas

12.5

c.70-130

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Hadrian persecutes Christians and Jews

118 & 134

Hadrian loved Greek culture; he persecuted both Jewish & Christian people.

Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

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70-135

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Bar Cochba persecutes Christians

135

Christians persecuted in Israel because they would not join Bar Cochbaís revolt.

p52 Jn 18:31-33,37f-38 (5 verses)

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2 Clement (anonymous writer)

5.75

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p87 Phm 13-15,24-25

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p46 Chester Beatty II - 70% Paul, Heb (1,680 verses)

100-150

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Akhmin Apocalypse of Peter (Greek)

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p104 Mt 21:34-37,43-45(?)

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p98 Revelation 1:13-2:1 (9 verses)

150?

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Polycarp, disciple of John, to the Philippians

3.5

100-155

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Epistle to Diognetus (=Mathetes to Diognetus)

5.25

c.130-200

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Apostolic fathers totals: all symbols except Pís

67.7

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The Epistle of the Apostles. Against Cerinthus, Simon, and Gnostics. Canonical in the Ethiopic Orthodox Tawahedo Church

9.8

2nd century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gospel of Mary (ms. p463 is 200-250 A.D.)

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2nd century

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Shepherd of Hermas

46.5

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Justin Martyr, philosopher and apologist

137

c.138-165

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Evarestusí Martyrdom of Polycarp

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Marcion of Pontus, pupil of Cerdo/Cerdon. Apelles & Prepon from Marcion.

before 170-

Gnostics believed Creator was evil or foolish, rejected O.T., mixed in paganism.

Menander then Satorninos/Saturnilus (ascetic Gnostics)

c.150-4th cen.

Cerdo & Menander from Simon in Acts. Encratite Gnostics came from Saturnilus.

Dionysius of Corinth (wrote against Marcion)

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170

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Tatian's Diatessaron

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Tatian. Encratite Gnostic later

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Basilides & his pupil Isidorus, changed from Menander 's teaching

2.5

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Sethians/Borborites (libertine Gnostics)

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Hermetic Gnostics (no mention of Christ)

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Valentinians including Heracleon, Colorbasus, Marcus, & Ptolemy

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c.150-4th cen.

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Other gnostics: Cainites, Carpocrates, Docetics, Peretae, Cerinthus, Dositheus, Monoimus, Hermogenes, Marcillinians, Melchisedecians, Nicolaus, Ophites, Secundus/Epiphanes

37

c.150-4th century

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p66 Bodmer II Papyri - 92% of John (817 verses)

c.125-175

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p4, p64, p67 Lk 1:58-59,etc. Mt 26:7-8,etc. (95 verses)

c.150-175

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p90 Jn 18:36-19:7 (11 verses)

c.175

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Christians of Vienna and Lugdunum (Lyons)

6.5

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Athenagoras (apologist)

33.5

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Persecution of Marcus Aurelius

162/166-180

Aurelius was a Stoic philosopher. Persecution mainly in Gaul, ended when he died

Melito/Meleto of Sardis (Quartodecimian)

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170-177

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Claudius Apollinaris of Hierapolis

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160-177/180

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Hegesippus (chronicler, against Gnostics)

2.5

170-180

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Rhodon (against Marcion and Apelles)

0.5

180

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Theophilus of Caesarea

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Theophilus of Antioch ( to Autolycus)

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Ebionite Clementine Homilies (Law, Father, Son)

123.5

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Ebionite Letter of Peter to James

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Ebionite Letter of Clement to James

4.5

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Christians warning about Ebionites

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Irenaeus Proof of Apostolic Preaching

22.75

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Irenaeus of Lyons, disciple of Polycarp

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182-188

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Pantaenus of Alexandria visited India

189

Visited the Malankara church in India. They used the Gospel of Matthew in Hebrew.

Gospel of Peter (Serapion finally against this)

2

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Maximus of Jerusalem -wrote on origin of evil

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Polycrates of Ephesus (Quartodecimian)

0.5

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p32 (=P. Rylands 5) Titus 1:1-15; 2:3-8 (21 verses)

150-200

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p103/p77 Mt 13:55-57; 14:3-5; 23:30-39 (10 verses)

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p23 James 1:10-12, 15-18 (7 verses)

ca.200

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0189 Acts 5:3-21 (earliest N.T. parchment) (19 verses)

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An estimated 2 million Christians

by 200 A.D.

According to the Ante-Nicene Fathers vol.4 p.126

Passion of the Scillitan Martyrs -died 180 A.D.

0.75

180-202

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Caius and the Muratorian Canon

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Sabellian heresy (Praxeas, Noetus)

 

c.200-257-

Patripassians believed the Father, Son, & Spirit were one person.

Zephyrinus & Callistus of Rome (adoptionists)

 

199-222

God came upon the human man Jesus. Callistus excommunicated Sabellius.

Persecution of Septimus Severus

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est. 2M Christians. A Christian helped him when ill, but did not repeal existing laws.

Passion of Perpetua and Felicitas

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Acts of Paul and Thecla (Tertullian said faked by a presbyter)

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Romans kill first known martyrs in Britain

209

Alban, Julius, and Aaron were formerly thought killed in 304/5 A.D.

Epitaph of Abercius of Hieropolis in Phrygia Salutaris

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Serapion of Antioch (against Marcion)

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Apollonius of Ephesus (against Montanists)

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Judah the Prince compiled the Jewish Mishnah

 

189-217

Oral traditions of the Pharisees were written down & became part of the Talmud

Clement of Alexandria Stromata

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Clement of Alexandria Exhort. to the Heathen

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Clement of Alexandria (remainder)

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Tertullian (joined the Montanist Church)

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Tertullianís 5 Books Against Marcion

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Tertullian: On Monogamy, On Modesty

41.25

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p75 Lk 3:18-22; etc. Jn 1:1-11:45,etc. (1,166 verses)

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p45 Chester Beatty I, Four gospels + Acts (833 verses)

200-225

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Green Collection #425 Rom 9:18-21 some Rom 10

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p29 Acts 26:7-8,20 (3 verses)

200-225

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p30 1 Th 4:12-13,16-17, 5:3,8-10,12-18,25-28; 2 Th 1:1-2; 2:1,9-11 (25 verses)

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Ebionite Recognitions of Clement (=Sinai Epitome)

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Bardaisan/Bardesan of Syria (heretical). Against Marcion & Valentinus.

11.5

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Asterius Urbanus (against Montanists)

2.75

c.232

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Elchasaite Ebionites (said Jesus Godís Son)

2.25

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Theodotus of Byzantium (Jesus born only a man)

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Justin's Book of Baruch -Moses,Heracles,Christ

2.5

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Naaseni Gnostics & The Gospel of Thomas

3+6

188-235

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Hippolytus, pupil of Irenaeus (undisputed)

218

222-235/6

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Maximin Thrax persecutes Christians

235-238

First empire-wide persecution, but only of clergy. It stopped when he was killed.

Narrative of Zosimus

4.5

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Theodotus the probable Montanist

7.75

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Instructions of Commodianus

16

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Julius Africanus (undisputed writings)

9

232-245

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Ebionite Protoevangelium of James

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145-248

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Heraclas of Alexandria 1st to be called a pope

 

232-249

No Roman bishop called a pope until the Council of Arles I in 314 A.D., Next was 347 A.D.. Siricius c.384-399 was the first Roman bishop to call himself a pope.

p137 Mk 1:7-9,16-18

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"Revised Valentinian" Tripartite Tractate

11

200-250

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p13 Heb 2:14-5:5;10:8-22;10:29-11:13;etc. (114 verses)

225-250

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p5 Jn 1:23-31,33-40; 16:14-20;20:11-17,19-20,22-25

early 3rd cent.

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Martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs

1.5

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p1 Mt 1:1-9,12,14-20 (17 verses)

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p22 Jn 15:25-16:2; 16:21-32 (17 verses)

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p91 Acts 2:30-37; 2:46-47; 3:1-2

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p118 Rom 15:26-27,32-33; 16:1,4-7,11-12

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p119 Jn 1:21-28,33-38,42-44

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p121 Jn 19:17-19,25-26

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p129 1 Cor 7:36-39;8:10;9:3,14-17;9:27-10:6

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p131 Rom 9:18-21; 9:22-10:3

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Nag Hamadi Apocalypse of Peter

2.5

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pseudo-Clement Two Epistles on Virginity

5.75+5

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Hermias Satire on Greek Philosophers

4.2

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Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca

12.5

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Alexander of Cappadocia (Clem. Aí.s pupil)

0.75

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pseudo-Justin Martyr (anonymous works)

20.5

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Sentences of Sextus (partial)

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Origenís Prayer, Exhortation to Martyrdom

180

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Severe persecution by Decius and Gallus

250-251 - 253

1st Christian schism. Could fallen Christians return, or doomed forever (Novatian)?

First monks and hermits

250-251

Peter the Hermit and others. Antony of Egypt (270-356 A.D.) was a bit later.

Novatian (his schism lasted over 200 years)

38.5

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Treatise Against Novatian

6.5

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Treatise on Rebaptism

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Cyprian of Carthage (against Novatian)

250.5

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Roman church leaders (letters 2,29,30)

1+4.75

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Lucian et al. (letters 16, 21)

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Caldonius to Cyprian (letter 18)

0.4

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Celerinus to Lucian (letter 20)

1.25

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Moyses, et al. to Cyprian (letter 25)

2.5

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Cornelius to Cyprian (letters 45,47)

1.25

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Maximus, et al. to Cyprian (letter 49)

0.25

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Firmilian of Caesarea to Cyprian (letter 74)

7.25

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Nemesianus, et al. to Cyprian (letter 77)

0.75

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Lucius and the brethren to Cyprian (letter 78)

0.5

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Felix & the rest of the martyrs to Cyprian (79)

0.25

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Seventh Council of Carthage (85 bishops)

7.25

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Pontiusí The Life and Passion of Cyprian

7.5

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Valerian persecutes Christians

257-260

2nd most severe persecution. Tolerant at first, but then Macrianus influenced him.

Theognostus of Alexandria (Origenist)

0.5

260

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Gregory Thaumaturgus (undisputed works)

28.5

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Dionysius of Alexandria (Origenist)

39.5

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Dionysius of Rome (Against the Sabellians)

1

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