Writings of the Early Church Fathers
One of the most important collections of historical, philosophical and theological writings available, these documents provide the most comprehensive witness to the development of Christianity and Christian thought during the period immediately following the Apostolic Era.
Presented in three sections:Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene series 1 and 2, this complete set of the writings of the Early Church Fathers, translated into English, provides a wealth of knowledge to any student of the Christianity.
- Ante-Nicene Fathers
The Ante-Nicene Fathers consist of 10 volumes spaning the time from the Apostolic Fathers to various third and fourth century sources. The intent is to comprise all the extant works of the Fathers (except for the works of Origen) down to the first General Council held at Nicaea in 325 A.D.
- Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 1
The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 1 consists of eight volumes of the writings of St. Augustine, the most influential of the early Church Fathers, and six volumes of the treatises and homilies of St. Chrysostom.
- Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 2
The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series 2 contains in fourteen volumes the works of the Greek Fathers from Eusebius to John of Damascus and the Latin Fathers from Hilary to Gregory the Great. The first three volumes are a complete collection of the historical writings of the Fathers. Other volumes contain the works of eminent figures in early Christian history, such as Athanasius, Jerome, and Ambrose. The series concludes with the canons and decrees of the seven ecumenical councils, as well as canons of local synod with ecumenical acceptance.