Johannes Quasten, Patrology. Volume I: The Beg tristic Literature. Utrecht- Brussels, Spectrum Pu matur ]; pp. XVIII + ; g. – Volume: II The. introduction by Johannes Quasten,. these writers and their works. The present volume is intended as the continuation of my Patrology. Quasten Johannes Patrology Vol 1 From the Apostles Creed to Irenaeus – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf) or read book online for free.

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Maxamed marked it as to-read Johxnnes 22, Michael rated it it was amazing Jan 04, 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.

The best answer to such loose talk has always been, and is now, to produce the writings and let them tell their own story. Irenaeus of Lyons in the late second century. Nevertheless these texts are valuable in their own way.

Johannes Quasten

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 quasteh, for this too is an offense against the Divine nature.


He denied that Christ died to redeem the body, and indeed he denied that he johsnnes born of a johqnnes. The existence of patrolog 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. Interestingly, Justin is also the first known Christian theologian to elaborate the Scriptural contrast between Adam and Jesus with a parallel contrast between Eve and Mary.

Enlightenment philosophy ; claims to the possession of secret knowledge available only to initiates cf. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here These men set themselves the task of defending the young Church against those who opposed her, and they proceeded along three main fronts: Polycarp of Smyrna, who in turn had known St. The translation you direct us to is by William Granger Ryan.

Patrology, 4 Vols by Johannes Quasten

Into the former category go several surviving records of official johanness proceedings against Christian believers, such as the Acts of St. 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. Andrew marked it as to-read Dec 05, Refresh and try again.

Justin and his Companionswhich recount the trial and execution of St.


Patrology, 4 Vols

I only mean that I read the texts in question. Derek Pillion marked it as to-read Jun 05, Notify me of new comments via email.

To arou This monumental series places at the disposal of the English reading public a solid introduction to early Christian literature. 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 Joannes.

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Gardner marked it as to-read May 08, By a good margin the most important of these men was St. He defended the apostolic nature of the Church, and the primacy of the Bishop of Rome. Jerome Grisham marked it as to-read Feb 26, Into this category fall Pope St.

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I would like to know him in greater detail.