Gibbons wrote an accurate picture of history in the early days.
- And the Logos price of 17.99 for this 6-volume classic is a steal of a bargain. In print, this set is priced at 133.00 from Amazon. (Sure, there's a Kindle version for less, but its an abridged edition about one-tenth the size of the original and reviews indicate it's practically unreadable.) This work begins with the Antonine Dynasty (96 AD to 192 AD), providing a valuable backdrop for early church history. As well, parallels between the declining Roman Empire and the modern West are striking. Said Winston Churchill, "Those that fail to learn from history, are doomed to repeat it."