Athanasius Speaks to Us Today

Review of Athanasius by Peter J. Leithart This is the sixth installment of Reading Patristics–a review series dedicated to books about the early church fathers. These reviews will not be exhaustive summaries, but instead are meant to pique the interest of readers to pursue reading in this area of study and a guide to good books in the field. Previous installments: Classical Christian Doctrine, Retrieving Nicaea, The Theology of Augustine, The Christians as the Romans Saw Them, The Spirit of E … [Read more...]

Want an introduction to Augustine’s theology?

Review of The Theology of Augustine: An Introductory Guide to His Most Important Works by Matthew Levering This is the third installment of Reading Patristics--a review series dedicated to books about the early church fathers. These reviews will not be exhaustive summaries, but instead are meant to pique the interest of readers to pursue reading in this area of study and a guide to good books in the field. Previous installments: Classical Christian Doctrine and Retrieving Nicaea.As the … [Read more...]

Retrieving Nicaea: A Revisionist History of Nicene Theology

Review of Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine by Khaled AnatoliosThis is the second installment of Reading Patristics--a review series dedicated to books about the early church fathers. These reviews will not be exhaustive summaries, but instead are meant to pique the interest of readers to pursue reading in this area of study and a guide to good books in the field. Previous installments: Classical Christian Doctrine.The recently published Retrieving … [Read more...]

Classical Christian Doctrine sets the record straight on patristic theology

Review of Classical Christian Doctrine: Introducing the Essentials of the Ancient Faith by Ronald E. HeineThis is the first installment of Reading Patristics--a review series dedicated to books about the early church fathers. These reviews will not be exhaustive summaries, but instead are meant to pique the interest of readers to pursue reading in this area of study and a guide to good books in the field.What did the early Christians believe? How different were they from Christians today? … [Read more...]