Obituary: W.H.C. Frend

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W.H.C. Frend, a historian of the early Christian church who used archaeology to reconstruct the past, died on August 1, 2005. The death of W.H.C. Frend marks the end of a career of service to the history of the early Christian church, especially its social and archaeological aspects, which was notable for breadth of learning, creative interpretation and some pugnacious controversy.

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