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Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol 8 (Ante-Nicene Fathers #8)

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s/t: Fathers of the 3rd & 4th Centuries
Introductory Notice
Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
Theodotus' Excerpts
Two Epistles Concerning Virginity
Pseudo-Clementine Literature
Apocrypha of the New Testament
The Decretals
Memoirs of Edessa & Ancient Syriac Documents
Remains of the Second & Third Centuries
Hardcover, 819 pages
Published August 1974 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (Grand Rapids, MI)
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Coyle
Apr 25, 2016 Coyle rated it it was ok
This book is mostly a collection of the pious (or less-pious) historical fiction of the early church. And, like its modern equivalent, most of the works in this book are of no literary value and even less theological value. The sole exception is the last section made up of fragments and remnants of the first three centuries of the church. And yet, even those don't really count since they are mostly collected from later sources (usually Eusebius). So although some of these last bits are quite goo ...more
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Jun 19, 2014 CJ Bowen rated it liked it
Quite a mix of biblical exposition, philosophical wrangling, ecclesiological instructions, and early church history. The highlight for me was "The Acts of Andrew", from pages 511-516, an amazing example of a martyr bearing bold and winsome witness.
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Other Books in the Series

Ante-Nicene Fathers (10 books)
  • Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol 1
  • Fathers of the Second Century: Hermas, Tatian, Theophilus, Athenagoras, Clement of Alexandria (Ante-Nicene Fathers, #2)
  • Latin Christianity: Tertullian (Ante-Nicene Fathers 3)
  • Ante-Nicene Fathers 4: Fathers of the Third Century: Tertullian, Minucius Felix, Commodian, Origen
  • Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus; Cyprian; Caius; Novatian; Appendix (Ante-Nicene Fathers, #5)
  • Ante-Nicene Fathers. Vol 6
  • The Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol 7
  • Ante-Nicene Fathers 9: Recently Discovered Additions to Early Christian Literature: Commentaries, The Narrative of Zosimus, The Apology
  • Bibliographic Synopsis, General Index (Ante-Nicene Fathers, #10)

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