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Early Christian Fathers

Author: Cyril Charles Richardson; Eugene Rathbone Fairweather; Edward R Hardy; Massey Hamilton Shepherd
Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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 significant Christian theological texts in history. Through these works{u2014}each written prior to the end of the sixteenth century{u2014}contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril Charles Richardson; Eugene Rathbone Fairweather; Edward R Hardy; Massey Hamilton Shepherd
ISBN: 0664227473 9780664227470
OCLC Number: 741366606
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, ©1953.
Description: 415 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction to early Christian literature and its setting --
Letters in crisis. The letter of the church of Rome to the church of Corinth, commonly called Clement's first letter. The letters of Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch. The letter of Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, to the Philippians --
The way of martyrdom. The martyrdom of Polycarp --
A church manual. The teaching of the twelve apostles, commonly called the Didache --
An early Christian sermon. An anonymous sermon, commonly called Clement's second letter --
In defense of the faith. The so-called letter to Diognetus. The first Apology of Justin, the Martyr. A plea regarding Christians by Anthenagoras, the philosopher --
An exposition of the faith. Selections from the work against heresies by Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Cyril C. Richardson ; in collaboration with Eugene R. Fairweather, Edward R. Hardy, and Massey H. Shepherd, Jr.

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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  Read more...

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