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Beginning to Read the Fathers
A survey of the principal themes of patristic writing, touching on the major Greek and Latin Fathers of the Church.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published December 1st 1994 by Paulist Press
(first published July 1985)
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Boniface Ramsey's name has consistently popped up within my perusal of the vast bibliography of work concerning the early Patristic Fathers, and this is his seminal, foundational work concerning how, where, and why to begin to explore the primary sources (or direct writings and work) of the early Church Fathers. It's apparently a rather dense book, but one that is easily accessible (and intended to be so) for the non-academic and even someone completely unfamiliar with the history and thoughts o ...more