Yet the distinction between the two media is an artificial one, and the resulting selection in KV an arbitrary slice of the earliest textual evidence for the Church Fathers
. Our earliest witnesses of many texts and authors are in fact parchment fragments, while there exist many other parchment fragments contemporary with their papyrus counterparts.
Except for Origen's Commentary on Romans, quotations from the church fathers
are from The Ante-Nicene Fathers; Translations of The Writings of the Fathers down to A.D.
This question points to a potential intellectual conflict between the humanist and the Church Father
. In the Adversus Jovinianum, Erasmus, a great apologist for the dignity of marriage, confronted one of the most strident and best known briefs for the superiority of virginity to marriage in the western Christian tradition.
I do not recall too many instances where the apostles, the early church fathers
and subsequent great Christian thinkers and believers hesitated to make their positions clear, although not necessarily consistent.
The Vatican made no secret of how the Church fathers
expected the faithful to vote.
Along with frequent detours to questions of evidence, Varghese's first section, which he calls "Montage," skillfully summarizes early Christian doctrine and devotion to Mary, including quotations from Church fathers
and the typological traditions of Mary as a New Eve and the Ark of the Covenant.
Business ethics grew out of attempts to reconcile Biblical precepts, canon law, civil law, the teachings of the Church Fathers
, and the writings of early philosophers with the realities of expanding economic activity.
For the ancient Church Fathers
, the sixth day of creation and the Day of Pentecost were deeply connected.
Nicholls, now a Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia, is encyclopedic in his reach, traversing first-century Judaism and the emergence of Christianity through the early church Fathers
. He considers medieval and modern manifestations of Antisemitism, secular and religious, and wrestles with contemporary manifestations of both Antisemitism and anti-Zionism.
Bok's position on the suppression of violent images by law is not exactly announced outright; instead she leads us through a thumbnail history of Church Fathers
, Thomas Bowdler and French theatre, then canvasses pundit-academics, from the prudish Robert Bork to the libertarian Nadine Strossen, only to assure us in the end that the distinction between violence and gratuitous violence can be perspicuous.
St Augustine and other church fathers
did their best to discourage speculation.
One important Eastern contribution to the Western church is Eastern theology, discovered by the West in the second half of the 20th Century through the ecumenical movement and the study of early Church fathers