Posts Tagged ‘ Patristics ’

“The Issue of Authority in Early Christianity”

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Dr. Kenneth Howell earned an M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary, an M.A. in Linguistics and Philosophy from the University of South Florida, a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Science, and a second Ph.D. from Lancaster University (U.K.) in the History of Christianity and Science. He was a Presbyterian minister for […]

Book Review: Cyprian the Bishop by J. Patout Burns

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

The period of persecution under Decius in the middle of the third century and the subsequent controversies in Italy and Northern Africa is one of the most confusing periods of ante-Nicene Church history. So much writing has survived that we are able to bring a lot of characters into play. To make things more confusing, […]

Unity in the Ante-Nicene Church

Jan 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

With a title like this, the reader might initially expect a long list of patristic quotes, but I’ll take a different route. In fact, I intend to write this without quoting the fathers even once. Let’s see if I can withstand the temptation. The ante-Nicene Church was, from a political perspective, an illegal network that […]