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By Pope Benedict XVI

ISBN-10: 158617245X

ISBN-13: 9781586172459

ISBN-10: 162164197X

ISBN-13: 9781621641971

Following his top promoting booklet, Jesus of Nazareth, and his talks released in Jesus, the Apostles, and the Early Church, Pope Benedict's Church Fathers offers those vital figures of early Christianity in all their evangelical power, non secular profundity, and uncompromising love of God. Benedict tells the genuine tale of Christianity's against-all-odds triumph in the face of fierce Roman hostility and persecution. He does this by way of exploring the lives and the information of the early Christian writers, pastors, and martyrs, males so very important to the unfold of Christianity that heritage recollects them as "the Fathers of the Church".

This wealthy and engrossing survey of the early Church contains these churchmen who instantly succeeded the Apostles, the "Apostolic Fathers": Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, and Irenaeus of Lyon. Benedict additionally discusses such nice Christian figures as Tertullian, Origen, Cyprian of Carthage, the Cappadocian Fathers, in addition to the giants John Chrysostom, Jerome, and Augustine. This publication is an excellent option to get to grasp the Church Fathers and the super spiritually wealthy patrimony they've got bequeathed to us.

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