The Spirit of Not-So-Early Christian Thought

Review of The Spirit of Early Christian Thought by Robert Louis WilkenThis is the fifth 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, and The Christians as the … [Read more...]

The Gospel through Pagan Eyes

Review of Christians as the Romans Saw Them by Robert Louis WilkenThis is the fourth 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, and The Theology of Augustine.From time to time … [Read more...]