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The Early Christian Fathers

A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius (Oxford Paperbacks)

by Henry Bettenson

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages302
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Open LibraryOL7383924M
ISBN 100192830090
ISBN 109780192830098

The earliest Church Fathers, (within two generations of the Apostles of Christ) are usually called the Apostolic Fathers. Important Apostolic Fathers include Clement of Rome,[3] Ignatius of Antioch and Polycarp of Smyrna. In addition, the Didache and Shepherd of Hermas are usually placed among the writings of the Apostolic Fathers although. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Cyril Charles, Early Christian fathers. [New York] Macmillan [] (OCoLC)

Books. Early Christian Fathers — Cyril C. Richardson. The Works of Irenaeus. A. Refutation and Overthrow of the Knowledge Falsely So Called (Adversus Haereses) Latin: Erasmus. Basel, Feuardent. Cologne, Latin and Greek. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction to early Christian literature and its setting --Letters in letter of the church of Rome to the church of Corinth, commonly called Clement's first letter.

Series. Fathers of the Church. Fathers of the Church Medieval Continuation. Early Modern Catholic Sources. Sacra Doctrina. Early Christianity. Catholic Moral Thought. The Works of Christopher Dawson. Editorial Office. ; Michigan Ave NE Leahy Hall Washington, DC This selection of writings from early church leaders includes work by Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp, Irenaeus, Athenagoras, and Justin recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of the most significant Christian.


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The Writings of those early Christian writers produced in the first and second centuries, were referred to as the Apostolic Fathers. Ante Nicene writings of the Fathers from Clement of Rome to Athanasius cover the period from the close of the New Testament writings down to the Council of Nicea (AD )/5(51).

The Writings of those early Christian writers produced in the first and second centuries, were referred to as the Apostolic Fathers. Ante Nicene writings of the Fathers from Clement of Rome to Athanasius cover the period from the close of the New Testament writings down to the Council of Nicea (AD )/5(63).

Early Christian Fathers book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This selection of writings from early church leaders includ 4/5. This book is designed to present in English a selection of the most indispendsable Christian treaties written by the early Christian Fathers.

A treasure-house of insights into the beginnings of church life and doctrinal expression of the Christian : Touchstone. The authors represented in this volume, first published inare the principal writers of the Church in the Roman Empire from the period immediately after the New Testament down to the age of Constantine and the Council of Nicaea (AD ).

They include St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Justin, Tertullian, St. Ireneaus, St Clement of Alexandra, Origen, St. Cyprian, and St. Athanasius.4/5(1). The Early Church Fathers About the Series The Greek and Latin Fathers of the Church are central to the creation of Christian doctrine and the establishment of the Christian Church as a social entity in the first five centuries AD.

Early Church Fathers In this electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series, the volumes have been carefully proofed and converted to ThML by CCEL staff and volunteers.

See also Roger Pearse. Writings of the Early Church Fathers The Writing of the Early Church Fathers is a volume collection of writings from the first years of the Church. This collection is divided into three series, Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene.

The book seeks to stimulate a thirst for the Fathers and to reveal how rich the Fathers are in theology and piety. As such, it is not an exhaustive study of the Fathers. Rather, it presents six Fathers/patristic texts that reveal key themes of that era of church history and hopefully stir up interest and make the Fathers increasingly a known land.

The first eight or nine documents are also known as the Apostolic Fathers. The writers known as the church fathers represent the ancient orthodox church as opposed to other elements of ancient Christianity such as Gnosticism.

These are the church fathers and apologists that can be read on the Early Christian Writings web site. The Church Fathers, Early Church Fathers, Christian Fathers, or Fathers of the Church were ancient and influential Christian theologians and writers who established the intellectual and doctrinal foundations of is no definitive list.

The historical period during which they flourished is referred to by scholars as the Patristic Era ending approximately around AD (John of. An unmatched compilation of letters, and journal entries, Early Christian Fathers by Cyril Richardson is the best single-volume introduction to the "Early Church Fathers" (early Patristic Writers) 5/5(1).

Early Christian Resources Helpful Online Resources for studying the Church Fathers We are in the process of developing a software solution to compile all of the footnoted biblical allusions, references and quotations within the Church Fathers in canonical order from.

The earliest Christian writings after the New Testament are customarily known under the title "Apostolic Fathers." It is to a French scholar of the seventeenth century, Jean Cotelier, that we owe this grouping. In he published two volumes entitled SS.

Early Christian Writings is the most complete collection of Christian texts before the Council of Nicaea in AD. The site provides translations and commentary for these sources, including the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers, and some non-Christian references.

Early Christian Writings book. Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Letters and small-scale theological treatises giving a ric /5.

Buy a cheap copy of Early Christian Writings: The Apostolic book. The writings in this volume cast light upon the emerging traditions and organization of the infant church during an otherwiselittle-known period of its development.

Free shipping over $/5(5). Fathers is the best single-book introduction to the early church fathers, providing an enriching and informative intro- duction to first and second century Christian Size: 2MB.

Part of the Library of Christian Classics series, Early Christian Fathers is the best single-book introduction to the early church fathers, providing an enriching and informative introduction to first and second century Christian thought.

Writings of the 'Early Church Fathers' The Early Church Fathers, Church Fathers, or Fathers of the Church were early and influential theologians, eminent Christian teachers and great bishops.

Their scholarly works were used as a precedent for centuries to come. This is the best single-volume introduction to the "Early Church Fathers" (early Patristic Writers) of the 1st and 2nd centuries. I have a library of the Ancient Christian Writers series of many more Patristic authors, and have studied unabridged versions of their works, but I found myself looking for something accessible for a friend recently.5/5(5).Early Church Fathers: Recently Discovered Additions to Early Christian Literature; Commentaries of Origen: The Gospel of Peter, The Diatessaron of Tatian, The Apocalypse of Peter, The Visio Pauli, The Apocalypses of the Virgin and Sedrach, The Testament of Abraham, The Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, The Narrative of Zosimus, The Apology of.

This selection of writings from early church leaders includes work by Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp, Irenaeus, Athenagoras, and Justin recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics Brand: New Century Books.