early church fathers

  1. B.L.

    Question on 1 Cor 3:15 "...shall be saved; yet so as by fire."

    Greetings Friends, I was reading 1 Corinthians 3 and was digging into verse 15 using SwordSearcher and this note from Albert Barnes caught my attention. Does anyone know which Early Church Fathers he is referring to (underlined below)? I'm primarily interested in the development of the RCC...
  2. Travis Fentiman

    New Testament Commentaries in Latin Online

    I am humbled and thankful to God to be able to present to you a webpage of most of the major whole New Testament Commentaries (or the majority thereof, 75+) in Latin throughout Church history which have been preserved and are on the net. The titles have been translated into English. These...
  3. Unworthy_Servant

    Has anyone read Lactantius: Divine Institutes?

    I've been reading some Reformed Scholastics on varying topics, and they quote from Lactantius from time to time. He seems like a pretty big figure for the early church in attempting to systematize Christian doctrine to combat error, and wanted to ask PB if he is worth reading. If he is, what...
  4. P

    Does early church history support believers baptism or infant baptism?

    my wife is a baptist and I am Presbyterian. She recently asked me what form of baptism is supported in the first centuries of the church.
  5. Travis Fentiman

    Resources Available: Church History, Early Church

    Friends, If it may be of use to you, I have collected the harvest from the public domain on Church histories and on the Early Church, with links at your finger-tips: Church History: ReformedBooksOnline Early Church History: ReformedBooksOnline There is a lot of amazing material here; I hope...
  6. Jash Comstock

    Who is your favorite Early Church Father?

    Besides the Apostles, who is your favorite, or a list of your favorite Early Church Fathers. Please explain why they are your favorite. My favorites are Augustine for his clarity in regard to original sin, despite his excessive allegory at times; and John Chrysostom for his expository preaching.