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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series 2, Volume 1 - Enhanced Version
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 ...more
Kindle Edition, 1852 pages
Published June 8th 2009 by Christian Classics Ethereal Library
(first published May 1st 1980)
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(Read online at https://www.ccel.org/ccel/schaff/npnf... .) The rating is mostly for the extensiveness and informativeness of the annotations, which not only acted as a vital corrective (as they do to any of these primary sources), but also satisfied more of my historical curiosity than the content itself. Man, Eusebius really liked Constantine.
Nov 30, 2014 Jeni Enjaian rated it liked it · review of another edition
Once again I finish one of these books and am left to write a review with nothing that I have not already mentioned in the previous reviews. To recap: I do not have proper qualifications to review; I read them too quickly to give the review a fair chance; it's hard to "review" works like these; the free PDFs are awesome. I should probably copy and paste this review from now on. :)
Eusebius' contribution the faith was massive. His records of the early history of Christianity are invaluable, and his own life, tangled up as it was with the battle over Arianism and the inception of Christendom, is very instructive. Required church history reading.
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 ...more
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