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The Doctors of the Church (2 vols.)
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The Doctors of the Church (2 vols.)

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Fathers and Brothers of the Society of St. Paul 2000

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Overview

Study the development of Catholicism through the lives of the Doctors of the Church. In this two-volume series, John Fink presents brief profiles of the life of each Doctor followed by one or more writings characteristic of his or her work. The excerpts chosen are representative of the particular Doctor’s writings, and are also selected in such a way as to give an overview of Christian doctrine and practice through the centuries. From Saint Athanasius to Thérèse of Lisieux, you’ll find a wealth of inspiration and wisdom from the Doctors of the Church.

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Key Features

  • Outlines the lives of the 33 Doctors of the Church
  • Includes characteristic writings from each Doctor
  • Traces the development of Catholic doctrine and practice through the ages

Product Details

  • Title: The Doctors of the Church
  • Author: John F. Fink
  • Series: The Doctors of the Church
  • Publisher: Alba House
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Volumes: 2
  • Pages: 512
  • Christian Group: Catholic
  • Resource Type: Biographies
  • Topic: Spirituality

Individual Titles

The Doctors of the Church–An Introduction to the Church’s Great Teachers, vol. 1: Doctors of the First Millennium

  • Author: John F. Fink
  • Series: Doctors of the Church
  • Publisher: Alba House
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 260

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Seventeen of the 33 men and women who have been declared Doctors of the Church lived in the first millennium. John Fink has provided brief profiles of the life of each Doctor followed by one or more writings characteristic of their work. The excerpts chosen are representative of the particular Doctor’s writings, selected to give an overview of Christian doctrine and practice through the centuries.

The Doctors included in Volume One are:

  • Athanasius
  • Ephrem
  • Hilary of Poitiers
  • Cyril of Jerusalem
  • Basil the Great
  • Gregory Nazianzen
  • John Chrysostom
  • Ambrose
  • Jerome
  • Augustine
  • Cyril of Alexandria
  • Peter Chrysologus
  • Leo the Great
  • Gregory the Great
  • Isidore of Seville
  • Bede
  • John Damascene

The Doctors of the Church–An Introduction to the Church’s Great Teachers, vol. 2: Doctors of the Second Millennium

  • Author: John F. Fink
  • Series: Doctors of the Church
  • Publisher: Alba House
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Pages: 252

Sixteen of the 33 men and women who have been declared Doctors of the Church lived in the second millennium. As in volume one of this work, John Fink has provided brief profiles of the life of each Doctor followed by one or more writings characteristic of his or her work. The excerpts chosen are representative of the particular Doctor’s writings, and selected in such a way as to trace the development of Christian doctrine and practice through the centuries.

The Doctors included in Volume Two are:

  • Peter Damian
  • Anselm
  • Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Anthony of Padua
  • Albert the Great
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Bonaventure
  • Catherine of Siena
  • Teresa of Ávila
  • John of the Cross
  • Peter Canisius
  • Robert Bellarmine
  • Lawrence of Brindisi
  • Francis de Sales
  • Alphonsus Liguori
  • Thérèse of Lisieux

About John F. Fink

John F. Fink is editor emeritus of The Criterion, the Catholic newspaper of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. He served as editor from 1984 to 1997. Prior to that he was with Our Sunday Visitor for 30 years, 11 of them as president and publisher. In the past, he also served as president of the Catholic Press Association and the International Federation of Catholic Press Associations, and is the author of several works, including Mere Catholicism: What the Catholic Church Teaches and Practices and American Saints: Five Centuries of Heroic Sanctity on the American Continents.