History of Christianity 2: Bishops and Apologists

In this video, we take a look at the Christian Church of the second century, learning about the Bishops who took charge of the Church after the Apostles, the heretics who tried to hijack the Christian Faith, and the apologists who defended Christianity from attacks both from within and without. Suggested Reading: “Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew” - Bart D. Ehrman “Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It Into the New Testament” - Bart D. Ehrman “From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries & Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith” - L. Michael White “Heretics for Armchair Theologians” - Justo L. González & Catherine Gunsalus González “Early Christian Writings” - translated by Maxwell Staniforth, edited by Andrew Louth “The Story of Christianity: An Illustrated History of 2000 Years of the Christian Faith” - David Bentley Hart “Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol i: Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, and Irenaeus” - edited by Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson “Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol ii: Fathers of the Second Century; Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Athenagoras of Athens, Clement of Alexandria” “Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol iii: Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian; I. Apologetic, II. Anti-Marcion, III. Ethical” “Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol iv: The Fathers of the Third Century; Tertullian IV. More Ethical Writings, Minucius Felix, Commodian, Origen” “History of the Church” - Eusebius of Caesarea