Biographical

Athanasius
"[270-336] was the overseer of Alexandria after the death of Alexander. He worte several theological treatises and was the chief defender of the Nicene Creed." [*]
"On the Incarnation"
St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
St. Augustine
"[354-430] was Overseer of the church at Hippo, North Africa, and is considered by many to be the father of western theology. Unlike earlier Christian writers, Augustine was not well-versed in the Greek Language. Thus, he did not use the Greek NT or the original texts of the early Christian writers as his sources but rather the Latin Vulgate and Latin translations of Greek texts." [*]
"Confessions" (translated by A.C. Outler)
"Confessions" (translated by E.B.Pusey)
"Enchiridion" (translated by A.C. Outler)
"Dialectica" (trans. J.Marchand)
"The Rule of St. Augustine" (ca. C.E. 400) (trans. Robert Russell)
Augustine on the Internet (James O'Donnell)
Papers by James J. O'Donnell on Augustine
Papers by participants in O'Donnell's Augustine Seminar, UPenn
Barnabas
"The Epistle of Barnabas" (ca. C.E. 130)
Clement
One of the first bishops of Rome?
"1st Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians" (ca. C.E. 96)
"2nd Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians" (ca. C.E. 150)
Cyprian
"[200-258] was the Overseer of the church in Carthage, North Africa, during a period of fierce persecution. After many years of persecution during which the church existed underground he was captured and executed by the Romans." [*]
"To Demetrian"
"To Donatus"
"The Dress of Virgins"
"Exhortation to Martyrdom, to Fortunatus"
"The Good of Patience"
"That Idols Are Not Gods"
"Jealousy and Envy"
"The Lapsed"
"The Lord's Prayer"
"Mortality"
"The Unity of the Catholic Church"
"Works and Almsgiving"
Harris, Barbara
First female bishop of the Episcopal church.
Hermas
Brother of Pius (the Bishop of Rome)?
"The Shepherd of Hermas" (ca. C.E. 150)
Ignatius
"Bishop of Antioch in Syria [ca 1-2 century] martyred in Rome by beasts (ca 105-116). On his way to Rome, he visits and then writes to various churches, warning and exhorting them. He also writes ahead to Rome, and writes to Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna. Warned the church against heresies that threatened peace and unity, opposed Gnosticism and Docetism. In the Epistle to Smyrna, insisted Christ came in the flesh not just in spirit." [*]
"To the Ephesians"
"To the Magnesians"
"To the Philadelphians"
"To Polycarp"
"To the Romans"
"To the Smyrnaeans"
"To the Trallians"
Mary of Bethany
Mary Magdalene
Mathetes
"The Epistle of Mathetes (Believer/Disciple) to Diognetus"
Polycarp
"Polycarp was a church leader (bishop) in Smyrna, Asia Minor." [*]
"The Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians" (ca. C.E. 130?)
Sojourner Truth
"Ain't I A Woman?"
Tertullian
"Our earliest extensively preserved Latin Christian author [140-230], who aligned himself around 207 with the "Montanist" Christian movement that was considered "heretical" by the representatives of emerging mainstream Christianity." [*]
"The Apparel of Women" (C.E. 197)
"To the Martyrs" (C.E. 197)
"Spectacles" (C.E. 197)
"Prayer" (C.E. 200)
"Patience" (C.E. 203)


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