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CONTENTS OF THE EPITOME,
Its rapid progress during the Apostolic age, with the pre-
vious state of religion and philosophy.....
SECOND CENTURY, A. D. 100–150.
Division of the Christians into different sects, engendering
SECOND CENTURY, A. D. 150-200.
Superstition and Fanaticism engrafted upon Christianity,
Lamentable decline of Piety and Morality, among the
Persecution by the Pagans; its most remarkable period,
FOURTH CENTURY, A. D. 312-400.
Christianity becomes the religion of the empire, by the con-
version of Constantine. State of the Church in the
Four periods of Mahommedan invasion, peculiarly fatal to
Christianity in the east, which is at length extinguished
The Latin or Romish Church, from its establishment in the
seventh, to the commencement of its decline, in the
means employed to restore them. The spirit of Infi-
delity awakened by the exposure of its frauds. The
foundations of Morality sapped by the conduct of the
The flames of a religious war rekindled. Its succes favor-
The French revolution fatal to Popery. What occa-
sioned that event; and aggravated the horrors of it.