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Patrology

 

the aspect of Christian theology devoted to the biographies of the fathers of the church and to the interpretation of their works. Patrology is also concerned with codifying the basic works of the fathers of the church, important sources on church history. J.-P. Migne compiled the most extensive publication of these sources and other related materials.

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It is essential that such classical works as Quasten's Patrology (36) and Grillmeier's many-volume christological study (37) should be translated into Russian, together with the most felicitous monographs on individual church Fathers from East and West.
Among the foreign authors, one finds Roman Catholic theologian Emmanuel Lanne; Kallistos Ware, professor of patristics and Orthodox theology at Oxford University and Bishop of Dioklcia; Ernst Suttner, professor of patrology and Eastern theology at the University of Vienna; Zdislav Hwelinskij, chair of the department of psychology at the Lublin Catholic University; and Dmitry Pospelovsky, professor of the modern history of the Russian Orthodox Church at the University of We stern Ontario in Canada.
Christian Classics has survived in reasonable comfort by publishing some of the old pre-Vatican II chestnuts, including big tomes such as Aquinas' Summa Theologica, Butler's Lives of the Saints and patrology by Johannes Quasten.
His writings occupy nine volumes (68-77) of Migne's Greek Patrology, seven in Pusey's Oxford (1868-1877) edition.
Gregoria de Nisa," Gregorianum 19 (1938) 280-301, where Gonzalez cites the same passages from On the Holy Trinity as de Regnon; Quasten's Patrology 3.
His works (2000 manuscripts) fill 15 volumes (47-62) of Migne's Patrology.
A decade before the publication of Andreas Merkt's notable monograph, Basil Studer finished his concise description of "Maximus of Turin" in the concluding volume of Johannes Quasten's Patrology (ed.