donatism teachings Archive

DONATISTS

I. Anonymous – II. Martyrs. I. Anonymous. The followers of Donatus wrote many treatises, libelli and chronicles. We only have simple descriptions of the famous anonymous libelli mentioned by Augustine. Donatist defamatory literature against Catholic bishops nearly always hid behind anonymity, until efforts were

DONATISM

I. Origins and history – II. Doctrine – III. A protest movement – IV. Donatism outside Africa. Donatism was a schism that affected the church of N Africa in the 4th and early 5th c., but lasted at least up to the turn of