Early Christian Thought and the Classical Tradition: Studies by Henry Chadwick

By Henry Chadwick

This enlightening learn examines the connection of the early Christians to the classical culture. according to the paintings of the Christian thinkers, Justine, Clement of Alexandria, and Origen, and current pagan feedback of the Church, the booklet illustrates how rejection of the classical culture mixed with profound attractiveness of its humanism have been synthesized through the early Church.

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