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Early Christian thinkers

H. Kraft

Early Christian thinkers

an introduction to Clement of Alexandria and Origen.

by H. Kraft

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Published by Lutterworth Press in Guildford .
Written in English


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SeriesWorld Christian Books series -- no. 3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21498008M

Christianity in the twenty-first century is a global phenomenon. But in the second century, its future was not at all certain. Michael Kruger's introductory survey examines how Christianity took root in the second century, how it battled to stay true to the vision of the apostles, and how it developed in ways that would shape both the church and Western culture over the next two .   There is a single chapter by a different author on these twelve early Christian thinkers: Justin Martyr, Tatian, Irenaeus, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Cyrpian of Carthage, Hippolytus of Rome, Gregory Thaumaturgus, and Eusebius of Caesarea.

Early Christian Thinkers. The Lives And Legacies Of Twelve Key Figures By Paul Foster In stock. ISBN £ eBook. ISBN: £ Add to Basket. Wish List. Share. About our ebooks. Summary. This book introduces twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries, a formative period for the Church. These figures.   Early Christian Thinkers: The Lives and Legacies of Twelve Key Figures Each chapter in this book was previously published in the Expository Times, intended to be a brief scholarly introduction to each historical figure. Chapters cover: Justin Martyr, Tatian, Irenaeus, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen.

Early Christian Thinkers Book Summary: This book introduces twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries, a formative period for the Church. These figures are: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Hippolytus, Cyprian, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius. Christian socialism is a religious and political philosophy that blends Christianity and socialism, endorsing left-wing economics on the basis of the Holy Bible and the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.. Many Christian socialists believe capitalism to be idolatrous and rooted in the sin of greed. Christian socialists identify the cause of inequality to be the greed that they associate .


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While I think the book is still a great primer for people interested in early Christian thinkers, failing to include these other 5 major Christian thinkers is a serious omission, me thinks.

Regardless of these curious omissions, these are among the ancient throngs who helped provide a sure foundation for the 21st century Church.4/4(6). Paul Foster in his compilation of essays, Early Christian Thinkers, attempts very effectively to demonstrate the importance of knowing our roots.

Knowing the way those in the church, thought, wrote, and lead is crucial in our understanding of how we as church leaders are to develop grow, and even learn from those who have gone before/5. While I think the book is still a great primer for people interested in early Christian thinkers, failing to include these other 5 major Christian thinkers is a serious omission, me thinks.

Regardless of these curious omissions, these are among the ancient throngs who helped provide a sure foundation for the 21st century Church/5(7). While I think the book is still a great primer for people interested in early Christian thinkers, failing to include these other 5 major Christian thinkers is a serious omission, me thinks.

Regardless of these curious omissions, these are among the ancient throngs who helped provide a sure foundation for the 21st century Church. Early Christian Thinkers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. s/t: An Introduction to Clement of Alexandria & Origen Heinrich 3/5.

In Early Christian Thinkers: The Lives and Legacies of Twelve Key Figures, edited by Paul Foster, twelve leading scholars explore the writing, theology, setting, impact, and study of important thinkers as they strove to create an intellectual account of faith in the first four centuries of the church.

The book covers well-known church fathers. "In Early Christian Thinkers, Paul Foster has assembled a team of world-renowned scholars to give us a refreshing look at the lives and influence of twelve pivotal figures of early Christianity.

From Justin, Irenaeus and Theophilus, to Perpetua, Origen, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius, this masterful collection deals with history, sociopolitical relationships, theology. Christian philosophy emerged with the aim of reconcile science and faith, starting from natural rational explanations with the help of Christian revelation.

Several thinkers such as Augustine believed that there was a harmonious relationship between science and faith, others such as Tertullian claimed that there was contradiction and others.

In seventy brief portraits, first delivered as addresses to public audiences of the faithful in Saint Peter's Square, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the greatest thinkers and writers of Christianity, from its early period through the high Middle Ages.

Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages Pages:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Early Christian Thinkers: The lives and legacies of twelve key figures by Paul Foster at Barnes & Noble.

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Plato and Early Christian Thought Introduction Greek philosophy had a profound influence on Christianity during its formative years. Christianity was the daughter of Judaism, a fundamentally conservative religious ideology.

Judaism was concerned with the protection of Mosaic Law, as interpreted by the Rabbi’s, and eventually fully laid out in the Talmud. Wilken, by focusing on a limited number of thinkers and issues, has succeeded in very clearly presenting the basic spirit of the early Christian intellectual tradition, and the book also succeeds in being a excellent introduction for laypeople to the patterns of early Christian thinking, showing that early Christian thought, though using tools.

Get this from a library. Early Christian thinkers: the lives and legacies of twelve key figures. [Paul Foster;] -- Early Christian thinkers introduces the lives and works of twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries--a pivotal early moment in the history of orthodox doctrine.

Each chapter includes. Buy Early Christian Thinkers by P Foster (Ed) in eBook format at Koorong (). In this eloquent introduction to early Christian thought, eminient religious historian Robert Louis Wilken examines the tradition of such figures as St.

Augustine, Gregory of Nyssa, and others set in place. Wilken shows how these early thinkers constructed a new intellectual and spiritual world and can still be heard as living voices in the modern world.4/5(1).

His aim is to present the 'philosophy' of Early Christianity. In other words, he considers Christian thinkers in late antiquity as philosophers and seeks to describe their intellectual contribution in this framework. The result is a highly original book which ought to be taken seriously by both philosophers of antiquity and Patristic scholars.

Book Overview In brief portraits, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity. Pope Benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries.

This book introduces twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries, a formative period for the Church. These figures are: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Hippolytus, Cyprian, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius.

Early Christian Thinkers. Embed Copy and.Here, then, are our top ten Christian history starter books. For an anchor against the current media "war blitz," pick one that matches your interests and begin reading.Christianity, religion founded in Palestine by the followers of of the world's major religions, it predominates in Europe and the Americas, where it has been a powerful historical force and cultural influence, but it also claims adherents in virtually every country of the world.