The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church

The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church

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What Did Early Christians Really Believe?

The Answer Will Surprise and Amaze You

The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church is a unique resource that introduces you to the teachings of the first Christians in a way no other work can. It is specially designed to make it easy for you to find the information you want and need. Amazing features in this fact-packed book include:

More than 900 quotations from the writings of the early Church Fathers, as well as from rare and important documents dating back to the dawn of Christian history.

Mini-biographies of nearly 100 Fathers, as well as descriptions of dozens of key early councils and writings.

A concise history of the dramatic spread of Christianity after Jesus told his disciples to evangelize all nations.

Special maps showing you where the Fathers lived, including many little-known and long-vanished locations.

A guide to nearly 30 ancient heresies, many of which have returned to haunt the modern world.

The Fathers' teaching on nearly 50 topics, including modern hot-button issues like abortion, homosexuality, and divorce.

This groundbreaking work presents the teachings of the early Christians in a way unlike any other book. It flings open the doors of the crucial but little-known age covering the birth of Christianity and the triumphant march of the gospel throughout the ancient world.

Author: Jimmy Akin
Publisher: Catholic Answers Press
Published: 11/01/2010
Pages: 452
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.19lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.20w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9781933919348