PATROLOGY, by Johannes Quasten, places at the disposal of the English reading public a solid introduction to early Christian literature. It is the first work of its kind written origianally in English. Reviewers were unanimous in heaping praise upon the publication and looking upon it as a break-through in studying the Fathers of the Church. The third volume of this set deals with the Golden Age of Greek Patristic Literature. OVERVIEW: Generally speaking, each of the Church Fathers' history, writings, and theology is summarized. THEOLOGICAL VIEW: Roman Catholic INTENDED AUDIENCE: Academic/scholar MORE THAN ONE VOLUME: Yes BIBLIOGRAPHY: Extensive OTHER: Does not included actual texts of the Church Fathers. Theological import of texts are discussed
The monumental classic collection that studies the ancient Christian writers and their teachings about the early Church.