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PAT 101   Nicene, Post Nicene and Ante Nicene Fathers
   The historical writings of the Fathers, and the works of eminent figures in early Christian history, such as St. Athanasius, St. Jerome, and St. Ambrose. Also Eusebius: Church History, Life of Constantine the Great. Jerome: Letters and Select Works. Cyril of Jerusalem, Ambrose: Select Works and Letters.

The writings of the church fathers represent the first primary sources of Christian history following the canon of the New Testament, and as such are invaluable resources for the serious student of the early Christian history, doctrine, and ethics. The Ante-Nicene fathers include the Apostolic Fathers, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Hermas, Clement of Alexandria and others

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