The church of Philippi in the first six centuries of our era

@article{Verhoef2005TheCO,
  title={The church of Philippi in the first six centuries of our era},
  author={Eduard Verhoef},
  journal={Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={61},
  pages={565-592}
}
  • E. Verhoef
  • Published 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Hts Teologiese Studies-theological Studies
From the commentaries on Paul's epistle to the Philippians, much can be gleaned about the circumstances of that period. But what happened in the time after the Philippians received Paul's letter? From the fourth to the sixth centuries, at least five churches were built. Were these churches necessary due to large numbers of churchgoers, or did one or more of these churches belong to heretical groups? This article attempts to provide a plausible overview of the development of the church in… Expand
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