Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 8th December 2017 in Early Church | church history,daily devotional,daily reading,early church,early church fathers,new book,amazon
Why read the Early Church fathers
Maybe for some of you reading this, the question might better be phrased as: who are the Church fathers
No doubt you will be familiar with some of their names: Augustine, Jerome, Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp, Justin Martyr et al. You may have even read portions or quotes by some of these men. But that still doesn't really explain to you who they are and why you should care, much less actually read any of their works.
My new book deals with a selection of some of the most influential Early Church fathers
, sometimes also referred to as the Apostolic fathers
(if they lived between AD 70-150), or collectively as the ante nicene