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The Early Christian Fathers

A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius

Edited and translated by Henry Bettenson

Publication Date - 15 September 1969

ISBN: 9780192830098

302 pages

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"An excellent thematic anthology of key texts for undergraduates."--Brian Britt, Wesleyan College

"A superb short collection of primary sources for undergraduates."--Brian Britt, Wesleyan College (yes, he wrote in twice)

"The excerpts are well-chosen and the introductions clear, concise, and informative."--University of Scranton

"Excellent selection and translation of representative early church writers."--R. David Rightmire, Asbury College

"The extracts are sufficiently numerous and full to give the authentic flavor of Tertullian or Origen or Irenaeus or Cyprian. Notes are provided where needed, and the introductions are full and up to date."--The Guardian