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Offline Sam G

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Eusebius of Caesarea as a Historian
« on: June 12, 2014, 03:46:34 PM »
As Orthodox Christians, how much weight are we to give to the writings of Eusebius of Caesarea as history/tradition?  Also, does anyone know of a good commentary on his works?
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Online Justin Kissel

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Re: Eusebius of Caesarea as a Historian
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2014, 04:05:06 PM »
I don't know of a commentary, though that would be quite interesting I think. He can't be used like a certain historical record, but if that's kept in mind I think he's quite valuable for transmitting especially ideas and beliefs held by earlier Christians IMO.