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The Greek Fathers

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This work provides an excellent overview of the life and works of several of the most influential Greek fathers in the early history of the Christian Church. For each Saint, their early childhood, influences, service to the Church, and written works are detailed, examining not only their legacy but also helping you understand both their place and context in Church history.

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  • Introduction to the concept of Church fathers
  • Detailed biographical accounts
  • Overview of their written works and the influence of each Greek father on the Church
  • St. Athanasius of Alexandria
  • St. Basil of Caesarea
  • St. Gregory of Nazianzus
  • St. John Chrysostom
  • St. Cyril of Jerusalem
  • St. Cyril of Alexandria
  • St. John of Damascus
  • Title: The Greek Fathers
  • Author: Adrian Fortescue
  • Publisher: Catholic Truth Society
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 255

Adrian Fortescue (1874–1923) was a Roman Catholic priest and Englishman who was an influential liturgist, artist, calligrapher, composer, polyglot, amateur photographer, Byzantine scholar, and adventurer.