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Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers Series 2, Volume 12 - 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 September 1st 1956)
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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.
Steve Hemmeke
Leo the Great was the bishop of Rome from 440-461.

These letters and sermons written in his position as bishop are a mixture of the good (excellent pastoral work with defenses of orthodox Trinitarian doctrine against heresy), the bad (keeping various feasts and giving of alms), and the ugly (bald assertions of power of the Roman bishop over other bishops).

I found the most interesting to be his letters to the emperor and various bishops regarding councils leading up to and including Chalcedon, and
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Four stars for Leo's Tome alone; some of Gregory's letters take a star away, some bring it right back. The man was solidly against the "Universal Pope" title, that's for sure. ...more
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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: Series 2, Vol 7 Cyril of Jerusalem, Gregory Nazianzen
  • 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)

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