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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series 2, Volume 7 - Enhanced Version

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With over twenty volumes, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a momentous achievement. Originally gathered by Philip Schaff, the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers is a collection of writings by classical and medieval Christian theologians. The purpose of such a collection is to make their writings readily available. The entire work is divided into two series, each with four ...more
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Published June 8th 2009 by Christian Classics Ethereal Library (first published May 1st 1980)
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Jacob Aitken
St Cyril gives a thorough introduction to the Christian Faith. While not as polished as a later Cappadocian, his views and practices (though not original with him) have remained unchanged for the last 1700 years. Of particular note is his mystagogy on the Sacraments. I particularly liked his view of eschatology which has the saints wrestling with Satanic personas in the latter days (think NATO, EU, Rockefellers, Rothschilds, etc).

St Gregory of Nazianzus is best known for his Cappadocian defense
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Jeni Enjaian
I come once again to those books where I am not nearly qualified to review nor spend enough time in detailed reading to review. These free PDFs available online and are excellent resources for those interested in the church fathers and definitely an excellent resource for those studying anything to do with the period. These few words will have to suffice.
CJ Bowen
Jan 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cyril's Catechetical Lectures and Mystagogical Lectures were highlights, as of course Gregory's brilliant and beautiful teaching on the Trinity, some of the best paragraphs of doxological theology ever written. ...more
Rebecca
Nov 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Very different perspective on baptism by Cyril of Jerusalem than by Chrysostom. Enjoy this as much as one can enjoy research for a big paper under a deadline!
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Indispensible for understanding the Eastern Church in this era.
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Philip Schaff was educated at the gymnasium of Stuttgart, and at the universities of Tübingen, Halle and Berlin, where he was successively influenced by Baur and Schmid, by Tholuck and Julius Müller, by David Strauss and, above all, Neander. At Berlin, in 1841, he took the degree of B.D., and passed examinations for a professorship. He then traveled through Italy and Sicily as tutor to Baron Krisc ...more

Other books in the series

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series Volume I - Eusebius: Church History, Life of Constantine the Great, Oration in Praise of Constantine
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 2, Volume 2: Socrates, Sozomenus: Church Histories
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series 2, Vol 3, Theodoret, Jerome, Gennadius, Rufinus: Historical Writings etc
  • Saint Athanasius: Selected Works and Letters (Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series 2, Vol 4)
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series Volume V Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic Treatises
  • The Principal Works of St. Jerome
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series, Volume 8 - Basil: Letters and Select Works
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series, Volume IX Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus
  • St. Ambrose: Select Works and Letters (Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, 2)
  • Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Second Series, Volume XI Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian

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