An introduction to the Fathers of the Church, from Ignatius of Antioch to John of Damascus: Writers, doctors, pastors, the Fathers of the Church
Course code: PHEN17
ECTS Credits: 3Professor: Dr. Srecko Koralija
This course is a course of literature. It deals with texts. It will make you read and study texts. These texts belong to a tradition: they transmit topics, ideas, methods, throughout a certain continuity, from the end of the Apostolic Age, to the beginning of Middle Ages.
And this course is also a course of theology, as the central subject of the texts we are going to deal with is God and his Revelation in the Scriptures.
Table of content
- Introduction to the course
- From the Bible to the Fathers
- Reading the Scriptures
- The beginning of theology
- Giants of the Golden Era I : Cappadocians
- Giants of the Golden Era II : Alexandria and Antioch
- Giants of the West
- The Eastern Legacy
- The Western Legacy