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Johannes Quasten

He gives us our first reference to the practice of infant baptism in the early Church. This monumental series places at the disposal of the English reading public a solid introduction to early Christian literature.

I have proved it ppatrology experiment. As a young man Irenaeus knew St.

He is explicit, as others had been before him, in defending the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Patrology I March 23, Patrology, Vol. The Didache I have written about on a previous occasion ; it dates from somewhere in the late first or early second century, and is notable for, among other things, containing an early Eucharistic prayer and a summary of Christian ethics.

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Cosmas quasen Damian, and others. By a good margin the most important of these men was St. Gnostics in the early Church argued that Christ could not have been truly human, for it is not fitting that a Divine being be united to matter, and Christ could not have suffered and died, for this too auasten an offense against the Divine nature.


Any survey of early Christian literature has to examine early heretical texts. To arouse interest in the works of the Fathers, the author provides numerous excerpts in English. The first volume appeared in Many of their stories have been incorporated into the traditions of Christian art, such as the story of the child Jesus making living birds from clay, or the description of St.

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Still, they have their place. Note, by the way, that M. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. It existed in the ancient world, combining elements of Christianity with influences from Stoicism and neo-Platonism and Pythagorian philosophy; St.

Mohannes amount of poetry we have from this period is small, but iohannes. Andrew Nedelchev marked it as to-read Aug 03, The names of these early apologists are not all well-known — Quadratus of AthensApollinaris of Hieropolisand Melito of Sardis are fairly obscure — but others, such as St.

Email Address never made public. In a section on early Christian imaginative literature, Quasten looks at poetry, legend, and apocryphal gospels.

Patrology, 4 Vols

The existence of these apocryphal texts is sometimes taken to be scandalous, as though they contain the seeds of an alternative but equally valid version of Christianity that was suppressed by Church officials, quite possibly for their own nefarious purposes. More substantial fare is found in the writings of the early Greek apologists.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. Only this, if achieved, will put readers close to Patristic literature, because only then do they sense the atmosphere of Christian antiquity and begin to penetrate its world. Marcion argued that the God of the Jews and the God of the Christians are two different beings, and he sought to divorce the New Testament from the Old. Jerome Grisham marked patrologh as to-read Feb 26, Theodore Quashen rated it it was amazing Nov 16, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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For these and other reasons to which I can hardly do justice in a single paragraphSt. Trivia About Patrology, 4 Vols.

I have been slowly working my way through it, supplementing my reading with primary texts, and have at least reached the end of the first and shortest volume, which covers the earliest extant Christian literature, both orthodox and heterodox, up through St.

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