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The fathers of the church : a comprehensive introduction

Author: Hubertus R Drobner; Siegfried S Schatzmann
Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
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History
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Drobner, Hubertus R.
Fathers of the church.
Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)608485407
Online version:
Drobner, Hubertus R.
Fathers of the church.
Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©2007
(OCoLC)609216819
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hubertus R Drobner; Siegfried S Schatzmann
ISBN: 9781565633315 1565633318
Language Note: Translated from the German.
OCLC Number: 65407298
Description: lvi, 632 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Apostolic and postapostolic literature. Introduction : the rise of Christian literature ; Biblical apocrypha ; Postapostolic literature --
Literature of the period of persecution (mid-second to early fourth centuries). Introduction : the impact of persecution. Greek literature ; Beginnings of Latin literature --
Literature of the ascending imperial church (early fourth century to ca. 430). Introduction : essential features of the history of the fourth century ; First phase of Arianism ; Apollinarianism and the second phase of Arianism ; Pastors, exegetes, and ascetics ; Monastic and hagiographic literature ; Augustine of Hippo --
Literature of the transition from late antiquity to the early Middle Ages (ca. 430 to the mid-eighth century). Introduction : retrospective collections and progressive works ; Theological controversies of the fifth century ; Literature of the Latin West ; Literature of the Greek East --
Literature of the Christian East. Independent bodies of literature.
Other Titles: Lehrbuch der Patrologie.
Lehrbuch der patrologie.
Responsibility: Hubertus R. Drobner ; translated by Siegfried S. Schatzmann ; with bibliographies updated and expanded for the English edition by William Harmless and Hubertus R. Drobner.
Local System Bib Number:
561106

Abstract:

"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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