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early Christian fathers

Henry Scowcroft Bettenson

early Christian fathers

a selection from the writings of the fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius.

by Henry Scowcroft Bettenson

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian literature, Early (Selections: Extracts, etc.)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 310 p. ;
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21210083M


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This book is a compilation of classical works written by the early Christian fathers. Each work is given a preface that is exciting for people interested in translation, date of authorship, historical background, etc. The real meat is the works written by the different authors. This book includes works from North Africa, Southern Europe, and /5(51).

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. The Christian Church possesses in its literature an abundant and incomparable treasure. But it is an inheritance that must be reclaimed by each generation.

This book is designed to present in English a selection of the most indispendsable Christian treaties written by the early Christian fathers book Christian Fathers. A treasure-house of insights into the beginnings of church life and doctrinal Brand: Touchstone.

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. Containing carefully selected letters and works from early church fathers—including among others St /5(62).

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.

Containing carefully selected letters and works from early church fathers--including among others St. Clement, St. Ignatius, St. Polycarp, St. Justin the. This selection of writings from early church leaders includes work by Clement of Rome, Ignatius, Polycarp, Irenaeus, Athenagoras, and Justin Martyr.

Long 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 5/5(1).

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.

Early Church Fathers. In this electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series, 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.

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 Church Fathers Book of Revelation: Early Church Fathers and History Early Church Fathers View Military Service Early Church Fathers Military and War Palestine in the Ancient World Christian use of Candles in Worship Christians and Pagan Influences Sabbath Day Worship Baptismal Practices in the Early Church Constantine - Sol Invictus.

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.

A selection of letters and early Christian fathers book theological treatises from a group known as the Apostolic Fathers, several of whom were probably disciples of the Apostles, they provide a first-hand account of the early Church and outline a form of early Christianity still drawing on the theology and traditions of its parent religion, : Penguin Classics.

The Apostolic Fathers were core Christian theologians among the Church Fathers who lived in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, who are believed to have personally known some of the Twelve Apostles, or to have been significantly influenced by them.

Their writings, though widely circulated in Early Christianity, were not included in the canon of the New Testament. 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.

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. Writings of the early Church fathers from the beginning of Christianity to the time of the creation of the Nicene Creed.

The following is a compilation of attestations to the authenticity and acceptance of the Book of Enoch as Scripture by the fathers of the early church. This list is, by no means, an exhaustive list of quotations from the church fathers, but is rather just skimming of the surface.

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).

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). 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.

Question: "Who were the early church fathers?" Answer: The early church fathers fall into three basic categories: apostolic fathers, ante-Nicene church fathers, and post-Nicene church apostolic church fathers were the ones like Clement of Rome who were contemporaries of the apostles and were probably taught by them, carrying on the tradition.

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.

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 Brand: New Century Books.

The Early Christian Fathers book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There is now a wide and growing appreciation of the valu /5. The main task of the fathers was the vindication of Christian faith to counteract these unfounded allegations, and also to expose the true Christian ideal.

The pacifist doctrine of early Christians, especially Christian non-participation in the military was interpreted as lack of patriotism. Early Church Fathers Quotes by Topic.

by Matt Slick. People sometimes say that the Early Church Fathers taught the same thing as the Roman Catholic Church (even the Easter Orthodox Church) does today and that Protestant interpretations of Scripture such as sola scriptura, salvation by grace alone, etc., didn't appear until recently.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Richardson, Cyril Charles, Early Christian fathers. [New York] Macmillan [] (OCoLC)   The Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalized and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the Church, they were ordinary Christians who chose to renounce the world and live lives of celibacy, fasting, vigil, prayer, and poverty in direct and simple response to the gospel/5(4).

Find out more about Early Christian Fathers by Cyril Richardson at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Decem ANF The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus by Philip Schaff. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Size: 5MB.

Early Christian Fathers By Cyril Charles Richardson Westminster Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

An attempt to present the early church fathers in a more user-friendly book, Early Christian Fathers is readable and useful as both a tool and a reference. This book covers the writings of Clement of Rome, Igantius, Polycarp, Justin Martyr, Athenagoras, Diognetius, Ireneaus and the Didache in a author-by-author context introducing the.

Fathers of the church Fathers of the church Christian literature, Early 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 Price Range: $ - $ However, now it is generally agreed that is was right after the second persecution.

So Ante-Nicene Fathers p.2 says "the Epistle may be dated about A.D. " David W. Bercot s A Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs p says c A.D. Cyril C. Richardson in Early Christian Fathers says Clement wrote "about 96 A.D.".

From the earliest days of the Christian faith, Christians have honored marriage, or holy matrimony, as a divinely blessed, lifelong, monogamous union, between a man and a woman.

According to the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer (), reflecting the traditional view, "Christian marriage is a solemn and public covenant between a man and a woman in the.

These centuries saw a series of Christian writers of unequaled influence (the Fathers of the Church): Origen, St. Athanasius, St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory of Nyssa, St. Gregory Nazianzen, St. John Chrysostom, and Theodoret writing in Greek; St.

Ambrose, St. Jerome, and St. Augustine writing in Latin. COLLECTIONS OF EARLY CHRISTIAN WRITINGS IN TRANSLATION. The Ante-Nicene Fathers (reprint of the Edinburgh edition by A. Roberts and J. Donaldson, revised by A. Coxe). Buffalo, Translations of Christian Literature, ed.

Sparrow-Simpson and W. Lowther Clarke. 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 /5(2).

Book Summary: The title of this book is Early Christian Fathers (Library of Christian Classics) and it was written by Cyril Richardson. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Touchstone and has a total of pages in the : Early Christian Fathers - Ebook written by Cyril Charles Richardson.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Early Christian Fathers. Nine Early Church Fathers Who Taught Jesus Is God Author Tim Barnett Published on 11/24/ Many people think Emperor Constantine invented the deity of Christ in the fourth century, but a look at quotes from the early church fathers shows this is an egregious misrepresentation of the facts.