F.F. Bruce on the Lessons of Church History

The following article is now on-line in PDF:

F.F. Bruce, “Church History and Its Lessons,” J.B. Watson, ed., The Church: A Symposium. London: Pickering & Inglis, Ltd., 1949. pp.178-95.

George Santayana famous said that “Those who fail to learn the lessons that history teaches, are doomed to repeat them”. It is therefore helpful to some of the lessons that Church History can teach today’s Church regarding the form and ministry of the Church, the Church’s relationship to the State and the Church’s mission.