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Synopsis: Seventeen of the 33 men and women who have been declared Doctors of the Church lived in the first millennium. John Fink has provided here brief profiles of the life of each Doctor followed by one or more writings characteristic of his work. The excerpts chosen are representative of the particular Doctor s writings but they were also selected in such a way as to give an overview of Christian doctrine and practice through the centuries. The Doctors included in Volume One are: Saints Athanasius, Ephrem, Hilary of Poitiers, Cyril of Jerusalem, Basil the Great, Gregory Nazianzen, John Chrysostom, Ambrose, Jerome, Augus¬tine, Cyril of Alexandria, Peter Chrysologus, Leo the Great, Gregory the Great, Isidore of Seville, Bede, and John Damascene.
About the Author: John F. Fink is Editor Emeritus of The Criterion, the Catholic newspaper of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis of which he was editor from 1984 to 1997. Prior to that he was with Our Sunday Visitor for 30 years, 11 of them as president and publisher. Past President of the Catholic Press Association and the International Federation of Catholic Press Associations, he has written seven other works for STPALS/Alba House.
Title: The Doctors of the Church: 2 Volumes Set
Publisher: Alba House
Publication Date: 2000
Book Condition: New
Edition: 2 Volumes Set.
Book Description Longmans, Green, 1870. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Mild wear damaged spine, loose binding. 2 volume set. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001297405