The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church, by Jimmy Akin (paperback)

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The Fathers Know Best is a unique resource. It introduces you to the teachings of the first Christians in a way no other work can, and is specially designed to make it easy for you to find the information you want and need. Features in book include: More than 900 quotations from the writings of the early Church Fathers, as well as from rare and important documents dating back to the dawn of Christian history. ‰Û¢ Mini-biographies of nearly 100 Fathers, as well as descriptions of dozens of key early councils and writings. ‰Û¢ A concise history of the dramatic spread of Christianity after Jesus told his disciples to evangelize all nations. ‰Û¢ Special maps showing you where the Fathers lived, including many little-known and long-vanished locations.‰Û¢ A guide to nearly 30 ancient heresies, many of which have returned to haunt the modern world. ‰Û¢ The Fathers' teaching on nearly 50 topics, including modern hot-button issues like abortion, homosexuality, and divorce. This groundbreaking work presents the teachings of the early Christians in a way unlike any other book. It flings open the doors of the crucial but little-known age covering the birth of Christianity and the triumphant march of the gospel throughout the ancient world.(If you are trying to purchase this item and it shows as "out of stock," please call the store during business hours (512-382-1728) to double check--we are constantly re-stocking items and it simply may not have updated to the web. Thank you for your patience and patronage!)
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