Church Fathers by Pope Benedict XVI

By Pope Benedict XVI

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, religious 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 via exploring the lives and the information of the early Christian writers, pastors, and martyrs, males so vital to the unfold of Christianity that historical past recalls 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 ebook is an excellent method to get to understand the Church Fathers and the large spiritually wealthy patrimony they've got bequeathed to us.

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