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Cyprian of Carthage

His Life and Impact

Brian J. Arnold


Pages: 160
Trim: Trade paperback (198 x 130mm)
Isbn 13: 9781527100992
List Price: £7.99
Series: Biography
Imprint: Christian Focus Adult Catalogue
Category: Biography > General

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Description

Cyprian of Carthage is one of many forgotten early church fathers. And yet his story is one of incredible perseverance for the sake of the gospel. Living through a time of terrible persecution towards Christians, Cyprian wrestled with questions surrounding the church and contributed greatly to the writings on its importance as the bride of Christ. He dealt first-hand with the effects which persecution has on church bodies and offered many insights which are becoming increasingly relevant in the West today.


About Brian J. Arnold

Brian J. Arnold joined the Phoenix Seminary faculty in 2015 and teaches courses in Systematic Theology and Church History. Before this, Brian pastored for several years in western Kentucky. He is also the author of Justification in the Second Century.


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Immensely rewarding and full of exquisite detail, this book is a winner in every respect. More, please.

Derek Thomas, Senior Minister, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina


Arnold purposes neither to re-make Cyprian in his own image nor to discard the Carthaginian bishop on the ash heap of history. Arnold rather insists that Cyprian can serve as a stimulating conversation partner within the contemporary context.

Paul Hartog, Professor of Biblical Studies, Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, Ankeny, Iowa


A fascinating, stimulating and easy to read book on a theologian who loved church. It is a book about a great man that should change and challenge and bring joy every time you meet with and think about your church.

Steve Levy, Pastor, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Swansea, Wales


Brian Arnold guides us to a compelling voice from the past at a time when we desperately need wisdom for the present. This is a valuable book for those seeking a formative conversation with the Church Fathers. We would do well to listen.

Megan DeVore, Associate Professor of Church History and Early Christian Studies, Colorado Christian University, Colorado


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