5 edition of Era of the church fathers found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographies and index.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 50 p. :|
|Number of Pages||40|
|2||History of the early church -- v. 4|
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What reward did he receive for this exertion? John as Irenaeus tells us, and era of the church fathers the apostles obviously thought him to be a man of outstanding repute since they did appoint him Bishop of Smyrna. His and are all in metre, and are of very great beauty. All of the Early Church Fathers, from all parts of the Christian world, continued to write in Greek until about 200 when Tertullian, a North African theologian, wrote a treatise in Latin. For what matters is not a momentary act of professing, but being persistently motivated by faith The Letter of Ignatius to the Ephesians, ch.
No manuscript collection of his writings was made in antiquity. It is important to note that these Christian teachers of antiquity were not attempting to define precise theological points of doctrine; they were more concerned with general concepts, instructions, and admonitions for living the Christian faith in a time of often intense persecution.
16 letters were written by others; apparently 11 were lost.
The writings of the Church Fathers— respected Christian teachers of the early centuries recognized as special witnesses of the Christian Faith because of their antiquity, orthodoxy and personal sanctity—allow us a glimpse into that early window of Christian life and thought. The first half of the nineteenth century was singularly barren of study; nevertheless there were marks of the commencement of the new era in which takes the head. Author of sevenabout which there is much dispute.
He wrote much in defense of Christianity. When Polycarp refused to make a sacrifice, take an oath to the emperor and deny Christ, he was threatened with being fed to wild beasts. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Kevin Cawley.
Justin, the pagan philosopher turned Christian apologist, St. It is the common progenitor of all the various confessions.
Replies to the greatest of the attacks, that of Porphyry, become more frequent after the revival under 361-3and they occupied the labours of many celebrated writers.
Born in Damascus of the prosperous Mansur family, John was well educated in both Greek and Arabic. Therefore, it could expect the any-moment return of the Lord. The seventeenth century is the period of scholastic orthodoxy, polemic confessionalism, and comparative stagnation.
These have been preserved to us in the reply of an opponent, who has added a great number.
pro magno pietatis labore regnant in caelis.
Then at the coming of Christ she will reap the final harvest of history, and as the church triumphant in heaven celebrate and enjoy the eternal sabbath of holiness and peace.
Rufinus probably did not suspect the incomparable importance of his undertaking, but by translating Origen he saved from impending ruin some of the most precious monuments of Christian antiquity, destined to form Latin minds for many years to come.