patristics

  1. J

    I must be dumb

    Dockery describes Origen’s hermeneutical approach as threefold: He thought that Scripture had three different, yet complementary, meanings; (1) a literal or physical sense, (2) a moral or psychical sense, and (3) an allegorical or intellectual sense. The threefold sense was based upon his belief...
  2. Travis Fentiman

    Resources Available: Church History, Early Church

    Friends, If it may be of use to you, I have collected the harvest from the public domain on Church histories and on the Early Church, with links at your finger-tips: Church History: ReformedBooksOnline Early Church History: ReformedBooksOnline There is a lot of amazing material here; I hope...
  3. Jash Comstock

    Who is your favorite Early Church Father?

    Besides the Apostles, who is your favorite, or a list of your favorite Early Church Fathers. Please explain why they are your favorite. My favorites are Augustine for his clarity in regard to original sin, despite his excessive allegory at times; and John Chrysostom for his expository preaching.
  4. eqdj

    Baptism in the Patristic Age

    I really appreciate Dr. Fesko's summary comment of baptism in the Patristic Age in his "Word, Water, and Spirit: A Reformed Perspective on Baptism"(pg. 35) Dr. Fesko's comment on baptism in the early church is consistent with other published paedobaptist authors, cf. Prof. David Wright...
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