Cyprian of Carthage

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Dr. King briefly outlines the life of Saint Cyprian of Carthage.

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Cyprian of Carthage
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[Inserted in Margin: Cyprian of Carthage: (ca 200- 258)] The greatest church man of the third century. Born in Carthage of a noble and wealthy [heathen?] family. About 245 A. D. he was converted to an ascetic type of Christian life. Became Bishop of Carthage, and thus head of the North African clergy, two years later.
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