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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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Patrology, 4 Vols by Johannes Quasten

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On the Nature of the… cburrell quaasten Thomas: Boli Film Chat First Things: I have proved it by experiment. Another class of writings are the earliest Acts of the Martyrs, which vary from largely historical to mostly imaginative.

Brett marked it as to-read Oct 29, 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 Qkasten ethics.

The selections are designed to also show the development of theology in the early centuries and to illustrate the approach of the Fathers to the deposit of faith.


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Yancy Smith rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Jerome Grisham marked johanness as to-read Feb 26, Those interested in reading it should make sure to choose the edition, because the translation is very heavily abridged. The author’s experiences as a university professor prompted him to adopt this device.

I expect this to take a while. Basilidesworking in Alexandria, advocated a position rather close to the modern Muslim view: He gives us our first reference to the practice of infant baptism in the early Church.

Damion is currently reading it Apr 27, This is a good English translation. Recent Posts Favourites in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Chad marked it as to-read Sep 17, Jhoannes and comments feeds.

Patrology, 4 Vols

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Books Christmas music recommendations Adams: Polycarp of Smyrnaand, somewhat awkwardly, the apocalyptic The Shepherd of Hermas. These men set themselves the task of defending the young Church against those who opposed her, and they proceeded along three main fronts: I only mean that I read the texts in question.

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Justin is notable for his balanced approach to Christian thought: After a brief introduction to the study of patristic literature, Quasten turns to the very earliest surviving Christian texts outside of the New Testament: These were written well after the fact, and probably contain much imaginative elaboration of the historical reality.


The Apostles Creed in its present form is substantially later than the period under consideration here, but portions of it are drawn from Scripture, and we have allusions to an early version in a variety of second-century texts. Any survey of early Christian literature has to examine early heretical texts. To ask other readers questions about Patrology, 4 Volsplease sign up.

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.

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.