Getting to Know the Church Fathers: An Evangelical Introduction - eBook  -     By: Bryan Litfin
Buy Item $14.12 Retail: $24.99 Save 43% ($10.87) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Getting to Know the Church Fathers: An Evangelical Introduction - eBook

Brazos Press / 2007 / ePub

$14.12 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $24.99
|
Save 43% ($10.87)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW9804EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:




  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $14.12 Retail: $24.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $16.49 Retail: $24.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Brazos Press
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN: 9781441200747
ISBN-13: 9781441200747
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Augustine. Tertullian. Origen. For too many Christians such names are abstract, one-dimensional legends, innocuous voices from antiquity no longer relevant to modern needs and concerns. However, a closer look at these church fathers reveals writers whose reflections on the apostolic teachings edify all generations of believers. Bryan Liftin helps readers understand the fathers as individuals who cared deeply about preserving the core tenets of the Christian faith, and debunks misconceptions about their religious status and treatment of Scripture. An unveiling of these ten personalities demonstrates how much the fathers can teach us about the doctrines of our faith and the enduring community of which we are a part.

Author Bio

Bryan M. Litfin (PhD, University of Virginia) is professor of theology at Moody Bible Institute.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(3)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1
  1. Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Introductory Book
    November 25, 2011
    Jimmy Higgins
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This book was surprisingly easy to read, did not show much bias, and makes the early church fathers accessible. I recommend it for the Christian who is interested in this subject but has been intimidated to look into it. It is also devotional in nature rather than scholarly and contains review questions for small groups. For those interested in delving deeper it has many suggestions for further study, and of course there are the original writings of the church fathers themselves.
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 29, 2009
    Dan
    As a pastor, I highly recommend this easy-to-read history of the early church fathers to teachers and laymen alike. Modern-day anecdotes preface each biographical sketch, which serves to bridge the fathers (and "mothers") to today's world. Each bio contains a brief historical overview and fair analysis of the fathers' theological understanding. Each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading and a passage from the father just introduced.
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 11, 2008
    Damian
    An excellent introduction to the patristic era! Especially useful for evangelical Christians who have no familiarity with the early church fathers. The book is an easy read yet it hits the major theological debates of the day without dumbing down the material. At the end of each chapter Liftin has added the useful feature "Good Books to Dig Deeper", listing his recommendations for further study on the particular topic of the chapter.<br /><br />My only minor quibble - I would have enjoyed a longer look at some of these men and women. In fairness however, Liftin does call this an "Introduction" to the topic so I really can't find much fault there.An excellent work that I highly recommend.
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World
    The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World
    Stephen J. Nichols
    Crossway Books & Bibles / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW48299
  2. Old Testament History - eBookeBOOK
    Old Testament History - eBook
    John H. Sailhamer
    Zondervan / 2010 / ePub
    $3.99
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW14107EB
  3. The Book of Revelation: Unlocking the Future - Twenty-first Century Biblical Commentary
    The Book of Revelation: Unlocking the Future - Twenty-first Century Biblical Commentary
    Ed Hindson
    AMG Publishers / 2002 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW78102
  4. Then and Now Bible Maps, Pamphlet - eBookeBOOK
    Then and Now Bible Maps, Pamphlet - eBook
    Rose Publishing
    Rose Publishing / 2007 / ePub
    $2.93 Retail: $3.99 Save 27% ($1.06)
    2 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW24079EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search