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Google This book is provided in digital form with the permission of the rightsholder as part of a Google project to make the world's books discoverable online. The rightsholder has graciously given you the freedom to download all pages of this book. No additional commercial or other uses have been granted Please note that all copyrights remain reserved About Google Books Google's mission is to organize the world’s information and to make it universally accessible and useful. Google Books helps readers discover the world’s books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. You can search through the full text of this book on the web at ittp//books.google.com4 POPE SHENOUDA III COPTIC THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE SYDNEY - AUSTRALIA LECTURES IN PATROLOGY THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS Preparatory edition 1993 FR. TADROS Y. MALATY ‘St. George’s Coptic Orthodox Church Sporting - Alexandria Egypt Reverend Father Tadros Y. Malaty has kindly permitted that his books be published in the COeRL. He has requested that we convey that any suggestions or amendments regarding their translation are welcome, and should be forwarded to: sydneywebmaster@coptic.org.au For the English Texts of the Apostolic Fathers writings refer to: 1. Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol. 1. 2. J.B. Lightfoot: The Apostolic Fathers, Michigan, 1956. 3. Penguin Classics, Maxwell Stanifort: Early Christian Writings, 1968. 4. The Apostolic Fathers, Light and Life Publishing Co., Minnesota, 1978. English text is revised by: Yuvone Tadros Sydney- Australia