Chris Gousmett on Patristic Eschatology

The following Ph.D. thesis is now available on-line: Chris Gousmett, “Shall the Body Strive and Not be Crowned? Unitary and instrumentalist anthropological models as keys to interpreting the structure of Patristic eschatology,” PhD. Thesis, University of Dunedin, NZ, 1993. My thanks to Dr Gousmett for reformatting his thesis and allowing me to place it on-line….

Nigel Scotland on Signs and Wonders in the Early Church

The following article is now on-line in PDF: Nigel Scotland, “Signs and Wonders in the Early Catholic Church 90-451 and their Implications for the Twenty-First Century,” European Journal of Theology 10.2 (2001): 155-168. It is refreshing to find a good academic defense for the continuance of spiritual gifts after the Apostolic Age and this one…

G.L. Prestige’s 1940 Bampton Lecture on Origen

The following article is now online in PDF: G.L. Prestige, “Lecture 3: Origen: or, The Claims of Religious Intelligence,” Fathers and Heretics. Bampton Lectures 1940. London: SPCK, 1940. Pbk. pp.43-66. G.L. Prestige’s lecture is (in my opinion) one of the best short summaries of the life, works and significance of Origen. It should be required…

Images of Early Church Fathers Available on CD-ROM

Images of Early Church Fathers Available on CD-ROM

Several years ago I purchased a number of images of the early church fathers and others) from AndrĂ© Thevet, Les Vrais Pourtraits et Vies Hommes Illustres, 1584 edition from the Special Collections Library, University of Michigan. I have permission from the Special Collections Library to sell scans of these images on CD-ROM to support my…