Important pieces of early Christian literature come alive with fresh translations in the Popular Patristics Series. Explore vivid theological poetry from St. Ephrem the Syrian. Uncover St. Gregory the Great’s treatise on pastoral duties. Plumb the depths of St. Gregory of Nazianzus’ major doctrinal poems and discover his lesser known Festal Orations. Examine letters from desert monks on a variety of spiritual and practical questions. Read 11 of St. Basil the Great’s moral homilies.
The Popular Patristics Series combs the riches of the early church writings in order to offer the church fathers’ wisdom anew to modern audiences. Recognized patristic scholars provide new English translations, accessible to a wide range of readers. They also include comprehensive introductions to these texts, which include classics of Christian literature, thematic volumes, homily collections, letters, books of spiritual guidance, and poetic works.
Studying the Popular Patristics Series with Logos streamlines and enhances your experience. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Bolster your study by cross-referencing and comparing with an extensive library of Orthodox scholarship. Take your study with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.
Check out Popular Patristics Series, Part 1 for more early Christian literature.
- Compiles important early Christian texts
- Offers new English translations from recognized patristic scholars
- Includes selections of poetry, homilies, letters, treatises, and more
- Hymns on Paradise by Ephrem the Syrian
- On Ascetical Life by Isaac of Nineveh
- On God and Man by Gregory of Nazianzus
- On God and Christ by Gregory of Nazianzus
- Letters from the Desert by Barsanuphius and John
- Four Desert Fathers translated by Tim Vivian with Rowan A. Greer