Reading the Church Fathers: A History of the Early Church and the Development of Doctrine

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Heresies, schisms, culture of death, persecutions, excommunications … While reflective of headlines from today, these difficulties roiled Christians of the early Church as well. In fact, the earliest Church manual, the Didache,brought clarity to a range of moral issues that our culture continues to grapple with to this day.

A must-have resource, Reading the Church Fathers offers helpful charts, recommended texts, and summaries of important theological concepts and doctrines. It also reveals:

> How the early Church refuted heresies

> How catechesis was taught and shared

> The order of the liturgy in early Christianity

> The marks of the early Church and the role of tradition

> How apostolic succession was defined

> What is meant by the development of doctrine

Reading the Church Fathers: A History of the Early Church and the Development of Doctrine

In stock