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Historical

November 1999
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Fathers of the Early Church – Part 4 – Two issues for today

Previous articles in this series: Fathers of the Early Church - Part 1 - Why should we take notice? Fathers of the Early Church - Part 2 - The letter of Diognetus Fathers of the Early Church - Part 3 - Eusebius   4. Two issues for today by Jonathan Bayes So far in…

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Historical

August 1999
Articles > Historical

Fathers of the Early Church – Part 1 – Why should we take notice?

Why should we take notice? ‘The Early Church Fathers’ is the collective name given to the men who wrote the first few generations of Christian books after the New Testament. The period of the fathers stretches roughly from the 90s of the first century to the dawn of the Middle Ages some 700 years…

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Historical

November 1998
Articles > Historical

Fathers of the Early Church 4. Two issues for today

So far in this series we have looked at specific works by three of the early fathers, namely, Ignatius, the unknown writer to Diognetus, and Eusebius. There are three issues, present in all three of these texts, that are still relevant to the church today. We shall look more closely at the first two…

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