RISE OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH.
LITERATURE:-- J. K. L. Gieseler: A Text-book of Church His
tory. Ed. by H. B. Smith. 5 vols. N.Y. 1857-80. The most
useful to the scholar of all general Church histories, but not in-
tended for the general reader. Made up mainly of critical notes.
-- A. Neander: A General History of the Christian Religion and
Church. 12 ed. 5 vols. Boston. The earliest of the scientific
Church histories, and still valuable.-- Philip Schaff: History of
the Christian Church. Vols. I.-IV. 1886. Reaching to the
year 1073; valuable especially for bibliography and for its sys-
tematic arrangement.-- Karl Hase: A History of the Christian
Church. N.Y. and Lond. 1855. The most popular of the
shorter German Church histories.-- G. P. Fisher: History of the
Christian Church. N.Y. 1887. With maps.-- J. Alzog (Cath.):
Manual of Universal Church History. Trans. from the German.
Cinn. 1874-78.-- J. F. Clarke: Events and Epochs in Religious
History. Boston, 1881.-- J. H. Allen: Christian History; first
period. 1883.-- G. P. Fisher: The Beginnings of Christianity.
N.Y. 1877.-- A. Neander: History of the Planting and Training
of the Christian Church by the Apostles. 2 vols. Lond. 1851.
H. H. Milman: The History of Christianity to the Abolition of
Paganism in the Roman Empire. 3 vols.-- E. Renan: Histoire
des Origines du Christianisme. 7 vols. 1876-82.-- F. C. Baur:
The Church History of the First Three Centuries. 2 vols.
Lond. 1878-9.-- Edwin Hatch: Organization of the Early
Christian Churches. Bampton. Lectures. 1881.-- H. H. Milman : History of Latin Christianity. 8 vols. N.Y. 1880.--
J. C. Robertson: History of the Christian Church. 8 vols.
N.Y. 1874.-- Charles Hardwicke: History of the Christian
Church in the Middle Ages. Lond. 1861.-- R. C. Trench.
Lectures on Mediæval Church History. Lond. 1877.