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I. Origins and Background of Donatism – II. Donatism at the Time of Emperor Constantine – III. Donatism until the Appearance of Augustine – IV. The Decline of Donatism in the Time of Augustine – V. Theological Assessment

I. Origins and Background of Donatism

A schismatic movement that was almost exclusively restricted to North Africa (III…

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Kriegbaum, Bernhard, “Donatism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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