Fathers of the Church, The

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Author: Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus Year: 2008
Publisher: Catholic Truth Society UK Pages: 200
Binding: Paperback
Code: Do780
Dimension: 125 x 170

Following his series of Catecheses on the Apostles and major figures of the primitive Church, Benedict XVI turns all his knowledge and insight to the preachers, writers, homilists and theologians of the next five centuries. The lives and contributions to Catholic life and thought of great figures such as St Augustine of Hippo, Origen and St John Chrysostom are described and explored in accessible language and with a great love and enthusiasm. This book will encourage readers to get to know and appreciate the founding figures of Christianity and their ever-fresh and challenging teachings.