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Ante-Nicene Fathers 05

Ante-Nicene Fathers 05

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ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century:Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius, Novatian,Appendix
by
Philip Schaff 
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
 
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ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius,Novatian, Appendix 
by Philip Schaff
ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius,Novatian, Appendix
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Grand Rapids, MI: Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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Originally printed in 1885, the ten-volume set,
Ante-Nicene Fathers 
,brings together the work of early Christian thinkers. In particular, it
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brings together the writings of the early Church fathers prior to thefourth century Nicene Creed. These volumes are noteworthy for theirinclusion of entire texts, and not simply fragments or excerpts fromthese great writings. The translations are fairly literal, providing bothreaders and scholars with a good approximation of the originals. Thisvolume contains works by third century thinkers St. Hippolytus, St.Cyprian, Caius, and Novatian. These writings were heavily influentialon the early Church, and for good reason, as they are inspirationaland encouraging. These volumes also come with many useful notes,providing the reader with new levels of understanding. Overall,
Ante-Nicene Fathers 
, or any part of it, is a welcome addition to one'sreading list.Tim PerrineCCEL Staff WriterCopyright Christian Classics Ethereal Library
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2004-07-04
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All; Early Church; Proofed
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BR65
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Christianity
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Early Christian Literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.
 
Table of Contents
p. ii
About This Book ......................................
p. 1Title Pages..........................................p. 3Preface............................................p. 6Hippolytus...........................................p. 6Title Page..........................................p. 6Introductory Notice....................................p. 12The Refutation of All Heresies.............................p. 12Book I...........................................p. 12Contents........................................p. 14The Proœmium.--Motives for Undertaking the Refutation; Exposure ofthe Ancient Mysteries; Plan of the Work; Completeness of the Refutation;Value of the Treatise to Future Ages......................p. 16Thales; His Physics and Theology; Founder of Greek Astronomy.....p. 17Pythagoras; His Cosmogony; Rules of His Sect; Discoverer ofPhysiognomy; His Philosophy of Numbers; His System of theTransmigration of Souls; Zaratas on Demons; Why Pythagoras Forbadethe Eating of Beans; The Mode of Living Adopted by HisDisciples........................................p. 20Empedocles; His Twofold Cause; Tenet of Transmigration........p. 21Heraclitus; His Universal Dogmatism; His Theory of Flux; OtherSystems.........................................p. 22Anaximander; His Theory of the Infinite; His Astronomic Opinions; HisPhysics.........................................p. 23Anaximenes; His System of “An Infinite Air;” His Views of Astronomyand Natural Phenomena..............................p. 24Anaxagoras; His Theory of Mind; Recognises an Efficient Cause; HisCosmogony and Astronomy............................p. 25Archelaus; System Akin to that of Anaxagoras; His Origin of the Earthand of Animals; Other Systems..........................p. 26Parmenides; His Theory of “Unity;” His Eschatology............p. 27Leucippus; His Atomic Theory..........................p. 27Democritus; His Duality of Principles; His Cosmogony...........p. 28Xenophanes; His Scepticism; His Notions of God and Nature; Believesin a Flood........................................p. 29Ecphantus; His Scepticism; Tenet of Infinity..................
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