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By Paul Foster

This ebook introduces twelve key Christians from the second one and 3rd centuries, a formative interval for the Church. those figures are: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Hippolytus, Cyprian, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius. each one bankruptcy is self-contained and calls for no initial wisdom of the determine below dialogue, making this a terrific booklet for laity and for undergraduates learning Christian origins or Patristics.

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