- Author:Bryan M. Litfin
- Publisher:Brazos Press; 58526th edition (October 1, 2007)
- Pages:304 pages
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But this book will do more than allay your suspicions. For many of those cracking open the pages of Bryan Litfin’s book, Getting to Know the Church Fathers, this is their first real glimpse of the ancient Christian church.
But this book will do more than allay your suspicions. The church fathers have much to teach us about Christianity, and Litfin's honest and probing discussions will help you think through your own faith in light of the grand narrative of the early Christian past. -Donald Fairbairn, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Rather than returning to old, familiar friends, they are embarking on an exploratory journey that will hopefully enrich and deepen their appreciation for the church fathers (. ).
Bryan Litfin gives a basic introduction to ten Church Fathers by providing an overview of their lives, their .
Bryan Litfin gives a basic introduction to ten Church Fathers by providing an overview of their lives, their contribution and giving a small excerpt from their writings.
A Trusted Introduction to the Church FathersThis concise introduction to the church fathers connects evangelical students and readers to twelve key figures from the early church
A Trusted Introduction to the Church FathersThis 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.
This concise introduction to the church fathers connects evangelical students and readers to twelve key figures from the early church. The book requires no previous knowledge of the patristic period and includes original, easy-to-read translations that give a brief taste of each.
Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations.
book by Bryan M. Litfin. Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations.
Many evangelical Christians know very little about the Early Church Fathers. Bryan M. Litfin is associate professor of theology at Moody Bible Institute. Others have heard just enough to be suspicious of them and their treatment of Scripture. Still others are becoming interested in this neglected but significant community of believers. Title: Getting to Know the Church Fathers: An Evangelical Introduction. Author: Bryan M. Publisher: Baker Academic. Publication Date: 2007. Pages: 304. About Bryan M.
An Evangelical Introduction. Besides serving as a great introductory text for students at the college level, Litfin’s Getting to Know the Church Fathers would be an excellent resource for serious-minded churches and small groups. Many evangelical Christians in recent years have become aware of a need to revisit the earliest centuries of the faith for inspiration and instruction.
Bryan Litfin has rendered a great service to students of early church history (and the professors who teach them) in this introductory pa tri s tics text. In ten chapters, Litfin narrates the stories of ten Church fathers-seven Greek (Ignatius of Antioch, Justin, Irenaeus, Origen, Athanasius, John Chrysostom, and Cyril of Alexandria) and three Latin (Tertullian, Perpetua, and Augustine).
Litfin has selected ten (10) early church fathers to discuss as he guides us through several centuries of church history. The author writes, I hope to introduce you in a more personal way to some of your spiritual ancestors. I want to help you get to know some folks who are part of your own spiritual legacy and heritage in the faith He tells a story of a grandmother and a young boy to give help us understand the true importance of our early Church Fathers