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By David N. Bell

First released in 1989, A Cloud of Witnesses has been thoroughly rewritten to include a large number of sweet sixteen amendments and a large amount of additional info. just like the first version, it really is meant as an advent to the formative first years of the Christian theological culture. In those pages the reviews and personalities of the Fathers of the Church that emerge are awarded opposed to the highbrow, social, and political international in their occasions, yet because the publication is just an advent, the writer offers the improvement of Christian doctrine in a slightly extra logical and cohesive demeanour than was once the case in reality.

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