The Fathers of the Church: A Comprehensive Introduction

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Hendrickson Publishers, 2007 - Religion - 632 pages
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"The Fathers of the Church: A Comprehensive Introduction presents the most important authors and works of the early history of Christian literature. Spanning the first seven hundred years of Christianity, Hubertus R. Drobner introduces writers such as Philo, Origen, Eusebius, Jerome, and Augustine, among many others. All of the authors are presented in their respective political, social, ecclesiastical, and cultural contexts, and are organized in terms of bibliographies, editions, English translations, ancillary sources, and relevant literature."--Jacket.

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This book is not for an average persons who wants to learn about the Church Fathers. It is comprehensive. Some of the Church Fathers that was written in this book is about one to two pages long. Did ... Read full review

Contents

Preface to the German Edition
xv
General Bibliography
xli
Patrology as a Subject
3
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Hubertus R. Drobner is Professor for Church History and Patrology of the Theological Faculty at the University of Paderborn, Germany.

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