Documents In Early Christian Thought by Maurice WilesDocuments In Early Christian Thought by Maurice Wiles

Documents In Early Christian Thought

EditorMaurice Wiles, Mark Santer

Paperback | August 26, 1977

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The purpose of this book is to bring within a single volume a representative selection of extracts from the writings of the Early Christian fathers, covering the main areas of Christian thought. The extracts, for the most part newly translated by the editors, are arranged by topic under the following headings: God, Trinity, Christ, Holy Spirit, Sin and Grace, Tradition and Scripture, Church, Sacraments, Christian Living, Church and Society, and Final Goal. Care has been taken to reflect the full range of writing on these themes - exposition and commentary, homily, epistle and polemic - and the extracts are of sufficient length to show the distinctive flavour of each individual writer. Annotation has been kept to a minimum, but each main section has a short introduction which places the extracts in their particular context within the development of Christian thought.
Title:Documents In Early Christian ThoughtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:August 26, 1977Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521099153

ISBN - 13:9780521099158


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. God; 2. Trinity; 3. Christ; 4. Holy Spirit; 5. Sin and grace; 6. Tradition and scripture; 7. Church; 8. Sacraments; 9. Christian living; 10. Church and society; 11. Final goal.

Editorial Reviews

'There can be no question that the choice is judicious and that a study of these documents will serve as a valuable introduction to the sources.' The Expository Times