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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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Tixeront J (1923) A handbook of Patrology, second edition, authorized translation, based upon the fourth french edition.
There are many Christian-rite teachings written in Ge'ez [the holy language of Ethiopia], I want to translate these Ge'ez writings about patrology I want to specialize in the belief of the Assumption of Our Lady [an event that is important in the Ethiopian calendar and is considered a major holiday].
Insights into Christology, ecclesiology, patrology, and, indirectly, ecumenism are apparent, but the pride of place goes to the development of doctrine.
Di Berardino, Angelo, ed., Patrology: The Eastern Fathers from the Council of Chalcedon (451) to John of Damascus (+750).
There were sections labeled Biblical Studies; History; Islamic, Judaic, Middle Eastern, Oriental and Byzantine Studies; Patrology; Russian Spirituality and a large reference section.
Nineteenth-century Russian patristic studies depended upon Western sources: most books translated into Russian had been published in the original language in the West, principally in Migne's monumental Patrology. Many works by the early Fathers and the Greek Fathers of the period of the ecumenical councils were translated, together with the most well known Latin authors of the same period.
For about a thousand years thereafter no one read the complete text, although it survived in the Daoist Patrology. Eventually, the complete text was reprinted in what is known as the "Lu edition," based on the Sung Daoist Patrology (1552), and the "Tang edition," based on the Ming Daoist Patrology (1553).
The Ecclesiastical History I (Loeb Classical Library; New York, 1996), xvii; Johannes Quasten, Patrology 3 (Utrecht/Antwerp, 1960), 312; Berthold Altaner, Patrology (New York, 1961), 264; Mosshammer (cit.
Nonetheless, Pelikan's study will become a required supplement to such standard works as Quasten's Patrology vol.
Vincent is little noted, for example, in a recent handbook of patrology (soon to appear in English): Hubertus R.
His works occupy volumes 22-30 of Migne's Latin Patrology. Most celebrated (of course) is the Vulgate, his Latin Bible, begun in 382 at Damasus' request.
Quasten, Patrology (Westminster: Christian Classics, 1983) 3.63-67; Bradshaw, Search for the Origins, 126-27.