Unlock the knowledge of our Church Fathers. They fought the first culture wars. They died for our faith. Honor their memory as we walk in their footsteps.
Long established as an indispensable reference tool for clergy, seminarians, RCIA candidates, and lay Catholics, The Fathers of the Church has become the standard introduction to the great teachers of early Christianity.
Newly revised to include more material from more of the Fathers, this expanded edition features full references and citations, a topical index, detailed bibliography, and ancient texts available in English for the first time in more than a century. Additions include authors from little-known traditions of Egypt, East Syria, North Africa, and the lands that make up modern Iran and Iraq, as well as "Mothers of the Church," holy women from Christian antiquity.
Imagine, the wisdom of the ages conveniently presented for your review and prayerful consideration!
Mike is author or editor of more than a dozen books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion. He is vice president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology based in Steubenville, Ohio.
Mike is co-host, with Scott Hahn, of “The Lamb’s Supper” (2001), “Hail, Holy Queen” (2002), “First Comes Love” (2003), “Lord, Have Mercy” (2004), and “Swear to God” (2005) — all airing on EWTN. He also appears regularly as a panelist on “The Weekly Roman Observer,” broadcast by Catholic Familyland Network.
Mike’s career in publishing spans two decades, and hundreds of his articles have appeared in many periodicals and journals in the United States and abroad.