Getting to Know the Church Fathers

$32.50

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: July 19, 2016


ISBN: 080109724X

ISBN-13: 9780801097249

Number of Pages: 288

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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A Trusted Introduction to the Church Fathers

This concise introduction to the church fathers connects evangelical students and readers to twelve key figures from the early church. Bryan Litfin engages readers with actual people, not just abstract doctrines or impersonal events, to help them understand the fathers as spiritual ancestors in the faith. The first edition has been well received and widely used. This updated and revised edition adds chapters on Ephrem of Syria and Patrick of Ireland. The book requires no previous knowledge of the patristic period and includes original, easy-to-read translations that give a brief taste of each writer's thought.

Author Info

Bryan M. Litfin (PhD, University of Virginia) is professor of theology at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of several books, including Early Christian Martyr Stories, and has written numerous scholarly articles and essays.

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