This edition of Phillip Schaff’s Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers includes The Ecclesiastical History of Theoderet, Jerome’s Lives of Illustrious Men, and over a dozen more writings from this pivotal era in church history.
“But it should be known that the clause, ‘He descended into Hell,’ is not added in the Creed of the Roman Church, neither is it in that of the Oriental Churches. It seems to be implied, however, when it is said that ‘He was buried.’” (Page 550)
“He then, in the fourteenth year of Nero on the same day with Peter, was beheaded at Rome for Christ’s sake and was buried in the Ostian way, the twenty-seventh year after our Lord’s passion.” (Page 363)
“I own myself wretched—aye thrice wretched. I am guilty of many errors. Through faith alone I look for finding some mercy in the day of the Lord’s appearing.” (Page 279)
“Mark1 the disciple and interpreter of Peter wrote a short gospel at the request of the brethren at Rome embodying what he had heard Peter tell.” (Page 364)
“Since then you have made no difficulty in yielding to this my preliminary exhortation” (Page 161)